The cumulative output of the five solar plants will power the equivalent of nearly 357,000 homes and result in approximately 2.75 million tons of avoided CO2 emissions per year
Clover Creek Solar will provide renewable energy for member cities Provo, Spanish Fork, Nephi, Salem, Manti and Levan within UMPA and represents a capital expenditure of about $80 million into the county.
The solar PV panels are mounted on a tracking system that generates about 15% more electricity than stationary mounts for peak solar exposure.
Congress enacted PURPA to address the national energy crisis by encouraging the development of small power producers and cogenerators, called qualifying facilities (QFs), to reduce the country’s demand for traditional fossil fuels, which were considered to be in short supply
The order issued Tuesday says the goal will help address climate change, a challenge that 'poses potentially devastating risk to Virginia.'
The company’s net-zero goal represents one of the most significant commitments to reducing carbon dioxide emissions in the U.S. power sector.
During sunny hours, solar panels sometimes make more electricity than a home uses. The excess flows back to the power company grid and homeowners are compensated.
The 25-year PPA essentially funds construction of the Eland Solar and Storage Center, which LA Mayor Eric Garcetti’s office touted as the largest solar and battery storage system in the U.S.
The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency has awarded Southern Illinois University at Carbondale a $900,000 grant to develop a solar energy and storage project. EPA Director John Kim announced the grant Thursday