All three projects are scheduled to achieve substantial completion by the end of the fourth quarter of 2019.
December 18, 2019
First Solar, Inc., Tempe, Ariz., in partnership with EDP Renewables, Houston, Texas, and ConnectGen, Houston, Texas, completed the acquisition of three projects with a total nameplate design of 278 megawatts (MW) in the United States.
These solar projects are part of the 32 MWdc Butter Solar Portfolio, which is owned and operated by BluEarth Renewables US, Canada.
August 5, 2019
Organic Valley, La Farge, Wis., announced that the construction of three community solar projects totaling 12.67 MWdc is complete, making the cooperative what is said to be the largest food company in the world to be 100% renewably powered.
The storage demonstration project was designed to demonstrate why a behind-the-meter storage system and controllable forklift charging can be beneficial for warehouse owners and the utility grid.
July 2, 2019
The Raymond Corp., Greene, N.Y., partnered with faculty at Binghamton University, State University of New York, Binghamton, N.Y., to develop and demonstrate a new energy storage process and solution for warehouse energy management.
The data and insights gleaned from this project will help in identifying sustainable practices and new forms of energy for the poultry industry at large.
June 6, 2019
Tyson Foods Inc., Springdale, Ark., partnered with Auburn University’s National Poultry Technology Center (NPTC) to open what is said to be the largest stand-alone solar-powered poultry house to be operated completely off the grid.
The solar installations will produce more than 65,000,000 kWh of renewable energy annually, enough energy to power nearly 5,500 homes and are expected to supply approximately 10-60% of each stores' overall electricity use.
May 15, 2019
C2 Energy Capital, LLC, New York, executed 46 Power Purchase Agreements and leases with Walmart Inc., Bentonville, Ark., to provide solar power at the retailer's operations in five states.
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