Competitive Power Ventures breaks ground on 100-MW Pennsylvania solar project

May 24, 2021 06:47 PM ET
  • Maple Hill Solar, a prepared 100-MW solar power generation facility in Portage Township, Pennsylvania, has started construction from designer Competitive Power Ventures (CVP) with the assistance of Gemma Power Systems.

" CPV delights in to progress with the Maple Hill Solar project, which will add to the modernization of our electricity generation supply as well as boost its sustainability," stated Sean Finnerty, executive VP of CPV. "We are grateful to partner with the Township of Portage as well as Cambria County as we lead the affordable power industry toward clean, efficient and also sustainable generation, without endangering dependability."

The solar ranch lies on the website of a previous coal mine and also is expected to begin generating electrical power by May of 2022. Maple Hill Solar will certainly be composed of Talesun 530-W bifacial photovoltaic panels and also make use of single-axis tracking to optimize energy manufacturing.

" We are delighted to sign up with the project which is placing a previous coal land to a tidy energy utility, and also to see that the remarkable top quality of Talesun items along with our seasoned solutions are recognized," said Yabin Xing, president of Talesun The United States and Canada, "This partnership will certainly reinforce Talesun's expansion in the U.S. market as well as marks another substantial turning point in our journey to speed up the fostering of a low-carbon economic situation activity internationally."

Roughly 250 jobs are anticipated to be developed throughout the construction phase of Maple Hill Solar.

" The information that CPV is placing another project into construction is a strong step for our economic climate as well as our atmosphere," claimed Rep. Frank Burns. "We're not only honored to have the Maple Hill project sited within Cambria County, however likewise happy to be putting former coal land to additionally good usage-- producing jobs, tax income and tidy power for the area."

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