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Colorado Cooperative Strikes Deal Spurring 100-MW Wind Farm Development

Holy Cross Energy, a Colorado-based nonprofit rural electrical cooperative, recently entered a two-way power purchase agreement with Guzman Energy allowing for the development of a 100-MW wind farm. The agreement will allow Holy Cross Energy to reach almost 70% renewable energy consumption in 2021 once the wind farm comes...

United Power Cooperative Storage System Comes Online

United Power Cooperative has unveiled the largest battery storage system in Colorado. The battery stores 4 megawatts, and United Power anticipates it will save customers $1 million per year.

Walton EMC Contracts with New Solar Projects for Facebook Data Center

Walton Electric Membership Corporation (Walton EMC) has entered into contracts with two solar developers for three new solar projects as part of its agreement to supply 100 percent renewable energy for Facebook’s data center in Newton County, Georgia. Facebook chose Walton EMC as the power supplier for the data center when it announced the facility in...

Brazos Electric to Purchase More Power from Texas Solar Project

7X Energy, Inc. announced additional procurement of solar energy by Brazos Electric Power Cooperative, Inc. (Brazos Electric) from the Lapetus Energy Project, taking the project from 25 MW to 67.5 MW. The Brazos purchase agreement represents the largest solar energy contract to date with an electric cooperative in...

Juhl Energy Developing Solar-Wind Hybrid Project for Cooperative

Juhl Energy is developing a 2.0 MW solar-wind hybrid power generation project to provide low-cost, locally generated energy to the Lake Region Electric Cooperative of Pelican Rapids, Minnesota. “This unique renewable energy project will provide a tremendous amount of value to the local community. The cost savings from purchasing the hybrid project’s energy will help provide...

Coop Enters Into Long-Term Solar PPA

Continental Divide Electric Cooperative (CDEC) has entered into a long-term solar power purchase agreement (PPA) for the offtake of a solar facility to be constructed within CDEC’s territory.

New Solar Projects Announced for Clay County, Georgia

Green Power EMC, the renewable energy supplier for 38 Georgia electric membership corporations, is partnering with Silicon Ranch Corporation to develop solar projects in Clay County, Georgia that will generate more than 100 megawatts of solar energy.

Ohio Coop Launches Community Solar Program

Firelands Electric Cooperative recently launched a community solar program that will provide residential members with the option to purchase renewable energy produced by the coop’s new 152-panel solar array. There is no equipment for members to install, and all maintenance costs are included in the subscription rate. Energy produced through the program will cost participating members...

Minnesota Coop Offers Customer Choice of Wind Power

The city of Eden Prairie, Minnesota is encouraging residents to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions by electing to power their homes through renewable energy. The Renewable Energy Challenge, running through October 31, allows users to convert to a green fuel source for a small monthly fee. The participating programs are Xcel Energy’s Windsource and Minnesota Valley Electric...

Cooperative Energy Signs Solar PPA

Cooperative Energy, a Mississippi electric cooperative, has signed a 100 MW solar power purchase agreement (PPA) with Renewable Energy Systems (RES). RES will sell the power from its Delta’s Edge project, a 652-acre solar facility.

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