Pattern Energy, Talen produce JV to create 1.4 GW of solar as well as wind

Apr 15, 2021 07:04 PM ET
  • Renewables firm Pattern Energy has actually developed a joint endeavor (JV) with independent power producer Talen Energy that will create 1.4 GW of utility-scale solar and also wind projects in the United States over the following 5 years.
Pattern Energy, Talen produce JV to create 1.4 GW of solar as well as wind
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Called PT Energy Transitions, the business will certainly invest approximately US$ 2 billion to develop, money, construct and run the eco-friendly possessions. Its preliminary portfolio contains 6 solar projects in Pennsylvania as well as a crossbreed solar-wind center in the western United States.

The JV is an expansion of Talen as well as Pattern Energy's first joint development project, Montour Solar One, a 100MW PV plant to be built next to Talen's 1.5 GW Montour coal-fired facility in Pennsylvania.

Montour is amongst the fossil fuel plants that Talen announced will certainly cease melting coal by the end of 2025 as part of a change to even more clean energy generation. The business currently has around 13GW of generation assets, the majority of which are coal, oil and gas plants.

For Pattern Energy, the tie-up comes a year after its US$ 6.1 billion acquisition by Canada Pension Plan Investment Board. Headquartered in California, Pattern's functional portfolio consists of 28 renewable resources facilities in the US, Canada and also Japan with a total capacity of 4.4 GW.

The partnership with Talen "is an all-natural fit" that will certainly permit the firms to combine their corresponding toughness, said Mike Garland, Chief Executive Officer of Pattern Energy. "Our joint venture accelerates our nation's energy transition by utilising Pattern Energy's management in renewable resource development along with Talen's land placement as well as legacy transmission affiliation properties."

Pattern is presently building the 105MWdc Phoenix Solar Project in Texas, which is expected to be completed in the coming months.

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