CleanCapital to build 8.5-MW solar project in Alaska

Aug 17, 2022 01:30 PM ET
  • United States clean power investment platform CleanCapital stated on Tuesday it will purchase an 8.5-MW solar project in Alaska, which will be the state's biggest solar center by far.
CleanCapital to build 8.5-MW solar project in Alaska
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The company will certainly provide financing for project building and construction as part of a business investment in regional solar designer Renewable IPP that will certainly likewise fund Renewable IPP's operations to increase its future development pipe in the state.

CleanCapital will certainly be the long-lasting owner-operator of the project, which will supply power to local utility Matanuska Electric Association (MEA). Construction will begin this month, with conclusion anticipated in the summer of 2023.

Discussing the development, Jenn Miller, president of Renewable IPP, stated: "Proving solar operate in the last frontier begs the question, can not it function anywhere?"

"Increasing the power change necessitates seeking regions that are currently underserved by the solar industry and also collaborating with regional partners to construct the projects that will certainly bring cost-competitive as well as emissions-free power to those communities," included Julia Bell, chief commercial officer at CleanCapital.

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