Babcock & Wilcox selected to construct 20 MW of Illinois community solar

Aug 4, 2022 05:13 PM ET
  • Babcock & Wilcox (B&W) introduced its B&W Renewable segment has been granted contracts totaling more than $20 million by Summit Ridge Energy (SRE) to supply design, procurement and also building and construction solutions for seven community solar projects in Illinois.

When complete, the 7 solar farms will give around 20 MW of power for homes and also service in Northern as well as Central Illinois.

" The need for solar power is expanding in the United States as communities and energies seek to minimize their greenhouse gas discharges as well as supply clean, lasting energy for locals," claimed Jimmy Morgan, B&W exec VP as well as chief operating police officer. "With a solid depth of experience and also competence, B&W is well-positioned to offer world-class solar installment solutions to U.S. solar consumers for both community and utility-scale solar projects."

Engineering for the projects is presently underway as well as conclusion is anticipated in Q1 2023.

" SRE is proud to proceed its heritage shaping Illinois as a leading clean energy market as well as pleased to companion with B&W to make it happen," stated Summit Ridge Energy CEO Steve Raeder. "Americans across the country are looking for trusted, durable and also clean energy to power their lives. It is critical that the sector remain to address this demand as well as discover new methods to make sure all Americans have the ability to participate in the energy shift."

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