Competitive Power Reveals 150 MW Solar Project in Pennsylvania

Feb 11, 2020 01:22 PM ET
  • Competitive Power Ventures has actually introduced its newest renewable resource project, a 150 MW solar center in Portage and also Summerhill Townships, Pennsylvania.
Competitive Power Reveals 150 MW Solar Project in Pennsylvania
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Competitive Power Ventures (CPV) has actually introduced its most recent renewable resource project, Maple Hill, a 150-megawatt (MW) solar center in Portage as well as Summerhill Townships, Pennsylvania. According to the company, building and construction on the project will certainly start as early as completion of 2020. This statement of Maple Hill complies with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's current choice to increase the Minimum Offer Price Rule (MOPR), which gives a solid ground for brand-new facilities financial investment, consisting of sustainable growth, as well as safeguards the competition of the marketplaces.

" As a leader that makes task production and also service financial investment leading concerns, I enthusiastically invited CPV's USD 1 billion financial investment that produced Fairview Energy Center in Jackson Township," claimed State Representative Frank Burns. "The proceeded collaboration in between great federal government as well as personal financial investment is bringing additionally excellent information to Cambria County, in the form of the Maple Hill project."

Maple Hill is among the very first solar projects of its kind in western Pennsylvania. Situated on currently removed wood home, the Maple Hill center will certainly stay clear of over 150,000 lots of CO2 each year by displacing older, much less reliable generation and also will certainly include in the tidy power mix in the Commonwealth. The project will certainly use 150-200 employees at peak building and also will certainly bring considerable tax benefits to Cambria County.

" CPV's goal of modernising U.S. power generation indicates we are making considerable financial investments in renewables as well as extremely effective, versatile gas generation to develop the electrical grid of the future," stated Executive Vice President Sean Finnerty. "I'm happy of the broad range of CPV's initiatives as well as the progression we are charting in the power generation market to minimize discharges while preserving grid dependability. Maple Hill exhibits our dedication to offering secure, reputable, environmentally-responsible as well as affordable power as well as will certainly have a considerable favorable influence on the Pennsylvania power market."

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