Tennessee Valley Authority seeks proposals for up to 5GW of carbon-free power

Jul 13, 2022 09:16 PM ET
  • US energy the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) has actually issued an ask for proposals (RFP) for up to 5GW of carbon-free generation that have to be operational by 2029.
Tennessee Valley Authority seeks proposals for up to 5GW of carbon-free power
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Open to technologies such as solar, wind as well as nuclear, the RFP represents among the biggest clean energy purchase demands in the United States, according to TVA, which said proposals need to be sent by 19 October 2022, with chosen projects because of be revealed in spring 2023.

" This announcement is a clear signal to our sector, our partners, as well as our nation that we require to move even more and also quicker, together, to make a cleaner future a truth," said Jeff Lyash, Chief Executive Officer at TVA.

As part of its plan to reduce carbon exhausts by 70% by 2030 compared with 2005 degrees, TVA is intending to bring on the internet an additional 10GW of solar capacity by 2035.

Offering electrical power for consumers and power distributors offering virtually 10 million individuals partially of seven southeastern states, TVA last year announced US$ 2 billion in new transmission facilities financial investments by 2025 as well as launched an additional exploration of innovations such as carbon capture, hydroelectric pumped storage space as well as hydrogen.

Lyash stated: "TVA is increasing modification across the market to expand carbon-free technologies to decarbonise the grid while incorporating emerging innovations via ingenious options to meet customer-driven need."

Other energies to have introduced RFPs in current months consist of Entergy Arkansas as well as Arizona Public Service.

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