South Boston Town Council listens to Jeff Lord, vice president of ConEdison Clean Energy, talk in detail about the proposed solar project.

South Boston Town Council unanimously approved a permit for a solar project at Monday evening’s meeting after ConEdison Clean Energy made concessions and submitted a new plan.

The total area of the site at Robin Hood Road and Norfolk train tracks is 87.6 acres. Of that, 36.3 acres is fenced-in and 21 acres have been set aside for conservation.