Westbridge Announces 300 MWp Solar plus 200MW/400 MWh BESS in Alberta

Nov 4, 2022 10:05 AM ET
  • The Eastervale Project is located in the Municipality of Provost, in east-central Alberta.
  • The Battery Energy Storage System project that would go along solar PV setup will certainly supply a 2-hour battery duration.

Westbridge Renewable Energy Corporation, Canada based developer of utility-scale solar PV projects, has announced the addition of the Eastervale Project situated in the Municipality of Provost, in east-central Alberta, Canada to the Company's swiftly expanding portfolio.

The main statement launched by Westbridge stated that the Eastervale Project target capacity is 300 MWp solar photovoltaic and 200MW/400MWh of Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) with a 2-hour battery duration.

Maggie McKenna, Director as well as COO, Westbridge, claimed, "The Eastervale Project has actually secured site control in the form of a long-term solar lease with personal landowners. It is currently in Stage 2 of the Alberta Electric System Operator (AESO) affiliation procedure, with ecological and wild animals area researches underway according to Alberta Environment and also Parks (AEP) guidelines."

Stefano Romanin, Director as well as CEO, Westbridge, stated, "With the enhancement of Eastervale to our portfolio, we currently control five utility-scale Solar PV growth projects in Canada and the U.S., and a stand-alone BESS project in the UK, 3 of one of the most crucial jurisdictions for renewables."

Romanin additionally added "Eastervale complements our robust portfolio in Alberta, where we remain to see substantial opportunities for source and procurements, especially as we progress the flagship Georgetown project towards money making."

Westbridge notified that its source group remains to evaluate numerous new solar as well as battery storage development projects in Alberta, the US and the UK to better scale and strengthen the current portfolio. Westbridge claims that it is concentrated on optimizing the return on our renewable energy assets with accretive project money making and also retention of nobilities, where suitable. This strategy is anticipated to boost lasting cashflow as well as develop long-lasting shareholder value.

Westbridge stated that its administration has a solid track-record with 40+ projects developed worldwide. The business's UK based subsidiary Westbridge Energy UK Ltd had announced that it had secured a grid link with Western Power Distribution for the Fiskerton 53MVA Battery Energy Storage System to be situated at a previous Royal Air Force airfield in Lincoln, United Kingdom.

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