Ørsted completes work on Alabama solar plant
Featuring 670,000 modules, the Muscle Shoals plant has a long-term power purchase agreement in place with utility the Tennessee Valley Authority and will support the sustainability goals of a Facebook data centre in the city of Huntsville.
Candela Renewables gets green light for Ohio project
Construction of the Mark Center solar project is slated to begin in Defiance County in the fourth quarter of this year, creating around 168 jobs, Candela said.
Founded by former First Solar executives in 2018, Candela Renewables has assembled a portfolio of more than 3.6GW of utility-scale solar projects and 2.2GW of co-located energy storage. The company entered a US solar development agreement with utility Naturgy earlier this year.
CEP Renewables completes PV plant development at former paper mill
Construction on the second 8MWdc segment of the plant is expected to begin in Q4 2021, said CEP Renewables, which focuses on developing solar projects at sites such as landfills, former mines and contaminated areas.
Projects such as the New Jersey paper mill installation “can be transformative for communities”, said CEP Renewables CEO Gary Cicero, adding: “They deliver significant revenues to help meet annual municipal budget targets and clean up legacy contaminated properties that have presented a myriad of financial and environmental challenges to the community.”