Wholesaler Guzman Energy obtains approval for Colorado PV park

Aug 26, 2022 11:01 AM ET
  • US wholesale power offer Guzman Energy has actually received approval from the Delta County Board of Commissioners for a limited use permit required to mount and operate the suggested Garnet Mesa Solar project in Southern Delta County, Colorado.
Wholesaler Guzman Energy obtains approval for Colorado PV park
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When complete, Garnet Mesa Solar will create greater than 194,000 MWh of electrical power each year.

Delta-Montrose Electric Association (DMEA) will straight buy a portion of the energy created by the solar farm, helping it to get to about 20% of neighborhood power generation, and Guzman Energy will offtake the rest as power supply to serve added wholesale consumers, it stated in a media release.

Adhering to the approval, the team behind the Garnet Mesa Solar project will currently concentrate on the following phases of design as well as procurement preparation, information of which will certainly be announced later.

The land secured for Garnet Mesa Solar farm construction is presently utilized for grazing as well as Guzman stated it will continue to utilize agrivoltaic practices at the site, with roughly 1,000 sheep to be utilized for grazing and also plant life monitoring.

"With the Commissioners' approval, we are one action more detailed to protecting a considerable amount of neighborhood cost effective energy. Together, with Guzman Energy, we are driving rate stability for our members," claimed Kent Blackwell, interim chief executive officer and also current CTO as well as DMEA

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