Large 195-MW solar facility + 40 MW battery system now on-line in Georgia by way of RWE Renewables

0
99

By SB Staff June 23, 2022 RWE Renewables’ Hickory Park Solar venture, a 195.5-MWac facility coupled with a 40 MW 2-hour battery storage system, positioned in Mitchell County, Georgia, is in operation. RWE is operator/supervisor of the solar facility, promoting the energy and renewable attributes from the ability to Georgia Power by means of its REDI program.

RWE Renewables‘ Hickory Park Solar project, a 195.5-MWac facility coupled with a 40 MW 2-hour battery storage system, located in Mitchell County, Georgia, is in operation. RWE is operator/manager of the solar facility, selling the energy and renewable attributes from the facility to Georgia Power through its Renewable Energy Development Initiative (REDI) program.

In November 2019, the company announced it entered into a 30-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with Georgia Power, an investor-owned public utility that serves approximately 2.7 million customers.

“Our largest solar project in the Americas is now benefiting the state of Georgia, including tax revenue to local counties and school districts,” said Silvia Ortin, CEO RWE Renewables Americas. “We are pleased to develop this project and advance solar in the state of Georgia as part of Georgia Power’s REDI program.”

The venture connects greater than 650,000 solar panels, which collectively covers an space of about 1,800 acres. The use of a DC-coupled storage system permits the venture’s energy yield to be optimized and enhance the predictability of injection of domestically produced electrical energy into the Georgia Power grid.

RWE constructs, owns and operates a few of the highest performing wind, solar and energy storage tasks within the U.S., with greater than 30 tasks now in operation, totaling an put in era capability of greater than 5,000 MW.

The U.S. accounts for multiple third of the RWE Group’s renewables capability enjoying a key function in RWE’s technique to develop its renewables enterprise and to change into carbon impartial by 2040.

Have you checked out our YouTube web page?

We have a ton video interviews and extra content material on our YouTube web page. Recently we debuted Power Forward! — a collaboration with BayWa r.e. to debate larger stage business subjects in addition to finest practices / tendencies for working a solar enterprise at this time.

Our longer working facet venture is The Pitch — wherein we’ve got awkward discussions with solar producers and suppliers about their new expertise and concepts in order that you do not have to. We’ve discusses every little thing from residential rail-less deck attaching and home solar financing to large-scale energy storage worth stacking and utility-driven new home solar + storage microgrids.

We additionally submit our Project of the Year bulletins there! Interviews with this 12 months’s winners shall be up beginning the week of Nov. 8. Head there and subscribe at this time to remain on high of all this further stuff.

Tags: RWE Renewables, utility-scale

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here