Tennessee Valley Authority sends RFP for 200MW of renewables

Mar 18, 2020 12:34 PM ET
  • The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) has actually provided an ask for propositions (RFP) to create 200MW of renewable-energy projects that can be brought on the internet by the end of 2023.
Tennessee Valley Authority sends RFP for 200MW of renewables
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Propositions are because of TVA by April 24, 2020, with the federally-owned business anticipated to reveal the chosen propositions in the autumn of 2020.

Designers can examine TVA's ask for proposition as well as send proposals right here. The complete quantity of power acquired from these brand-new renewable-energy projects will certainly line up with TVA clients' need for renewable resource.

TVA acquired greater than 1.3 GW of power in behalf of its clients via comparable RFPs back in 2018 as well as 2019. Back in late 2018, the TVA approved an arrangement with a set of PV designers to establish the biggest solar setups in Tennessee (150MW) as well as Alabama (227MW) at the time. The power outcome from those 2 projects were utilized to assist sustain Facebook's information facility in Huntsville, Alabama with 100% renewable resource resources.

Previously this month, the TVA introduced that it has actually contracted for 484MW of solar energy. The honors, that include a 200MW solar plant coupled with a 50MW battery system, will certainly improve the TVA's share of solar generation by 44%.

Florida-based developer Origis Energy was granted 2 agreements by the TVA, consisting of a 100MW solar ranch in Obion County, Tenn., as well as a 200MW solar project with 200 MWh of batteries in Lowndes County, Mississippi. OPD Energy will certainly additionally establish a 5th project completing 69MW in Simpson County, Kentucky.

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