EDPR breaks ground on 240-MW solar park in Texas

Sep 21, 2022 09:06 AM ET
  • EDP Renewables The United States And Canada LLC (EDPR NA) has actually commenced the building works on the 240-MW Cattleman I Solar Park in Milam County, Texas.
EDPR breaks ground on 240-MW solar park in Texas
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The solar plant is EDPR's initial in Texas as well as it is slated to also be the largest operational solar asset in the firm's North American portfolio.

EDPR NA expects Cattleman to go on the internet in 2023. When up and running, the solar park will be capable of generating adequate power to satisfy the intake of over 37,000 regional residences as well as will certainly counter greater than 271,000 tonnes of carbon emissions each year.

Previously this year, EDPR signed 2 long-lasting power acquisition agreements (PPAs) for Cattleman-- a take care of social media giant Meta Platforms Inc (NASDAQ: FB) for 156 MW of the solar park's capacity and a 60-MW PPA with US drugmaker Bristol Myers Squibb (NYSE: BMY).

According to previous statements made by EDPR, the firm will certainly spend some USD 280 million (EUR 280.4 m) in total to develop the Cattleman solar farm.

In addition to this solar project, EDPR owns and operates 1,089 MW of wind capacity in Texas, the company kept in mind.

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