A rendering of Toyota’s new system
Huntsville Utilities, Toyota Alabama and Toyota Tsusho America Inc. (TAI) have finalized a power buy settlement (PPA) that can help a 168-acre, $49 million solar challenge.
The 30 MW system might be positioned within the North Huntsville Industrial Park, surrounding the Toyota engine plant. It is anticipated to generate 62,000 MWh yearly.
TAI’s Energy Infrastructure Solutions crew is main the challenge’s growth and can handle the development, scheduled to start this spring. As the proprietor of the solar facility, they may also be accountable for long-term operations.
Huntsville Utilities has a long-term settlement with the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), the place this new solar facility would be the largest flexibility challenge within the area.
“Huntsville Utilities is constantly looking for opportunities to innovate and enhance the nature in which we serve our community,” says Wes Kelley, president of Huntsville Utilities. “Due to our collaboration with Toyota, TAI and TVA, we are helping shape the future for communities and companies in the region and beyond.”
The solar facility is scheduled to start energy subsequent summer time.