Standard Solar has acquired the Knox solar+storage mission from developer EDF Renewables North America: a 1.5 MW solar / 2 MWh mission for the Acton Water District in Acton, Mass.
The mission will straight provide the Acton Water District’s microfiltration remedy plant – its largest electrical load – and can permit it to learn from discounted clear power and lease revenues from the solar and storage system. The system is anticipated to generate roughly 1,872 MWh of energy annually.
Knox is the second solar set up Standard Solar owns and operates for the Acton Water District. The first is the 4.7 MW solar and 4 MWh storage Lawsbrook mission, additionally developed by EDF Renewables. The system was constructed on land owned by the Acton Water District, beforehand disturbed from gravel extraction and a part of the W.R. Grace Superfund Site.
The Knox mission is a part of Standard Solar’s quickly increasing portfolio in Massachusetts and the U.S. It presently owns and operates almost 20 MW within the state and 300 MW of economic and neighborhood solar tasks all through the United States.
“EDF Renewables is proud to deliver a second project to the Acton Water District in support of their ambitious clean energy goals while also reducing costs,” says EDF’s Peter Bay. “Beyond the significant economic benefits the project will bring to the district, it embodies the intentions of Massachusetts’ SMART Program, as it’s located on a superfund site while interconnecting directly to the South Acton Water Treatment Plant.”