Westbridge acquires Canadian solar-storage project
- Eastervale site in Alberta will certainly comprise 300MW PV and 200MW BESS when developed
Westbridge Renewable Energy Corporation has actually acquired a 300MW plus 200MW battery project in Alberta, Canada.
The Eastervale project is located in the town of Provost, in east-central Alberta.
The project's battery will certainly have a two-hour battery duration.
Maggie McKenna, Westbridge Director and COO, stated: "The Eastervale Project has safeguarded site control in the form of a long-term solar lease with personal landowners.
" It is presently in Stage 2 of the Alberta Electric System Operator (the "AESO") interconnection procedure, with environmental as well as wild animals field studies underway in accordance with Alberta Environment as well as Parks (AEP) guidelines."
Stefano Romanin, Director and also CEO, included: "With the addition of Eastervale to our portfolio, we now control 5 utility-scale Solar PV development projects in Canada and also the US as well as a stand-alone BESS project in the UK, three of the most crucial jurisdictions for renewables.
" Eastervale complements our robust portfolio in Alberta, where we continue to see substantial possibilities for source as well as purchases, specifically as we proceed the flagship Georgetown project towards monetisation."
The Company's source group remains to evaluate multiple new solar and battery storage space growth projects in Alberta, the United States, as well as the UK to "additionally scale as well as strengthen" the portfolio.