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Tax credit boosts firm's crossover to solar
Dennis Arserio, right, DataScan facilities manager, shows Forsyth County Commissioner Todd Levent some of the technology used in the solar array. - photo by Jim Dean
Most everyone has heard of cutting a ceremonial ribbon to welcome new facilities, but how about a power cord? That’s exactly what one south Forsyth business did to officially roll out the second largest commercial solar energy array in Georgia. DataScan Technologies LLC, a subsidiary of JM Family Enterprises Inc., now has the capacity to capture and convert sunlight to create an estimated 285,500 kilowatt hours of electricity each year.