USA's Avangrid Developing Over 500 MW Solar Farms in Texas & Ohio

Mar 16, 2023 10:27 AM ET
  • Both solar energy projects will cumulatively create 523.5 MW of clean and affordable power for the two US states.
  • Real North solar farm of 321 MW is being established in Falls County, Texas.

Renewable resource firm Avangrid, continues to strengthen its presence in the renewable energy market of the USA with 2 brand-new solar farms that it is creating in Texas and also Ohio. Connecticut-headquartered Avangrid said that both solar power projects will cumulatively generate 523.5 MW of clean as well as affordable power for these states. Avangrid belongs of the Spanish power giant Iberdrola Group.

" With solar projects like True North and also Powell Creek, we are strengthening our mission of helping the united state meet its enthusiastic clean power objectives," claimed Pedro Azagra, Chief Executive Officer of Avangrid. "These solar farms, and also a lot more throughout the US, will certainly also improve regional economic climates by producing quality jobs while giving clean, affordable as well as renewable resource for business as well as areas."

True North Solar Farm is being established in Falls County, Texas. It is likewise the very first solar project of Avangrid in this state that will certainly create 321 MW of green power once it gets to industrial operations by early 2025. True North Solar Project will certainly develop over 200 local jobs as well as is expected to pay over $40 million in property taxes over 25 years to Texas.

Powell Creek Solar Project of Avangrid is a 202.5 MW solar farm being developed in Putnam County, Ohio. This solar farm will certainly produce clean power matching to power more than 30,000 homes per year and also will create up to 400 jobs during its building and construction process. Added local earnings to neighborhoods arising from this project surpasses $38 million over the life of the center, stated Avangrid.

With greater than 8.6 GW of set up renewable capacity, Avangrid claims to be the third largest renewable energy operator in the US. In total, the business has a solid pipe of more than 25 GW under advancement, encompassing solar, onshore wind, offshore wind, and also battery energy storage.

The firm presently maintains $41 billion in assets as well as has procedures in 24 American states. Through its networks business, Avangrid possesses as well as runs 8 electrical as well as gas utilities, offering greater than 3.3 million clients in New York and also New England.

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