Silicon Ranch, Green Power EMC tie up for 252 MW of fresh solar in Georgia
- Green Power EMC and Silicon Ranch will certainly partner in 252 MW of solar photovoltaic or pv (PV) projects in Georgia that will browse the web in 2023 and also 2024.
Silicon Ranch Corporation, an independent renewable power producer in the US that is backed by Royal Dutch Shell plc (AMS: RDSA), claimed on Thursday it has secured a deal to team up with Green Power EMC in three projects over the next three years. On its component, it will certainly fund the schemes as well as will certainly own, operate and also keep the solar plants. Green Power EMC, which provides renewable energy for 38 Georgia electric membership corporations (EMCs), will acquire the generated electrical energy and also environmental attributes in behalf of 16 of its participant cooperatives.
The suggested capacity will be found in southern Georgia and will be installed in stages. Once up and running, the plants will certainly produce sufficient electrical power to supply greater than 44,000 EMC houses annually.
The first one in the bundle is the 107-MW Snipesville III PV project in Jeff Davis County, which results from enter building and construction later in 2022 and become functional by the middle of 2023. In Lee County, Silicon Ranch will build the 65-MW DeSoto II solar plant close to the under-construction DeSoto I. Structure works are readied to begin in late 2022 and be finished by the end of following year.
The third project consisted of in the portfolio is the 80-MW Ailey scheme in Montgomery County. With its building readied to commence in 2024, the solar ranch will certainly be activated later on in the very same year.
Silicon Ranch and also Green Power EMC have actually partnered in over 1 GW of solar projects in Georgia, standing for a financial investment that exceeds USD 1 billion (EUR 872.6 m).