Doral Renewables begins on Mammoth Solar project, US' biggest PV advancement

Oct 18, 2021 05:44 PM ET
  • Doral Renewables has begun on the 1.65 GWdc Mammoth Solar project in Indiana, readied to be the United States' biggest solar farm once complete.
Doral Renewables begins on Mammoth Solar project, US' biggest PV advancement
Image: Doral Renewables/Eric Holcomb

Yesterday Doral organized stakeholders, officials and also local politicians at a groundbreaking event to mark the begin of building and construction on the project in Starke County, Indiana.

The initial phase of the Mammoth Solar project, Mammoth Solar I, is to have a capability of 480MWdc, and also advancement is to be adhered to quickly by a second phase with a slated generation capability of 360MWdc.

AEP Energy, the energy supply division of utility huge American Electric Power, has been confirmed as the offtaker for both of the initial phases of the project.

Massive Solar II is anticipated to begin construction early next year.

Massive Solar I is stepping forward making use of Nextracker tracker options and also Risen bifacial solar modules.

Governor of Indiana Eric Holcomb validated his visibility at the groundbreaking event on Twitter, where he heralded Doral Renewables' "considerable" financial investment in the state for producing jobs for regional citizens and also supplying sustainable power for the Midwest area.

"Today is a lot more evidence that Indiana will remain to play an essential duty in the global energy market, with tidy, renewable energy resources for generations of Hoosiers ahead," he said.

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