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Kentucky Coop to Provide Renewable Energy to Bulleit Bourbon Distillery

A new Kentucky distillery is under construction for Bulleit Bourbon, and the facility is expected to be completely carbon neutral. To help meet this goal, the company plans to incorporate a variety of features, including purchasing renewable energy from East Kentucky Power...

Georgia Coop Adds “Sunflowers” to Solar Garden

Cobb Electric Membership Corp. has built a solar garden that includes three “sunflowers” whose petal-shaped solar panels track the sun. The “sunflowers” are a part of the Georgia coop’s solar project that can produce nearly 2.4 million KWh of electricity per...

Basin Electric and Clēnera Renewable Energy Announce PPA for Montana Solar Project

Basin Electric Power Cooperative and Clēnera Renewable Energy announced the execution of a power purchase agreement (PPA) for the Cabin Creek Solar Project, which will consist of two, 75 MW projects in southeastern...

Tri-State to Enhance Renewable Portfolio, Provide Greater Member Flexibility

In January 2020, Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association announced its Responsible Energy Plan to fundamentally transform how it generates power while protecting reliability and addressing rates. By 2024, Tri-State will add eight additional wind and solar power plants to its system, more than doubling its clean energy resources. In addition, to allow members greater...

Kentucky Solar Farm Proposed for Henderson-Webster County Line

Big Rivers Electric Corporation, a Kentucky generation and transmission coop, has announced plans to develop a nearly 1,700 acre solar energy farm. The solar farm, which would be the largest in Kentucky, is expected to begin generation in 2024 and supply Big Rivers with 160 MW of electricity. Additionally, Big Rivers announced it will purchase up to 100 MW of solar generation from...

Taos Solar Array Online for Kit Carson

In its continued effort to achieve 100% daytime solar energy by 2022, Kit Carson Electric Cooperative announced that its largest solar array has come online. Construction of the 3 MW Taos array began in October 2019 and was made possible by a partnership between Kit Carson and Guzman Energy, a wholesale power provider. Kit Carson partnered with Guzman Energy in 2016 to help the coop...

Great River Energy to End North Dakota Coal Plant Operations

Minnesota’s Great River Energy says it will shut down a large coal-fired power plant in North Dakota and replace it primarily with wind energy. The cooperative expects decommissioning of the Coal Creek power plant to begin in the second half of 2022 and take about three years to...

PowerSouth Energy Cooperative and Origis Energy Announce New Solar Project

PowerSouth Energy Cooperative announces Power Purchase Agreement for new 80 MW solar project in Alabama.

Sunflower Announces Largest Kansas Solar Project Operational

The Johnson Corner Solar Project, a product of Sunflower Electric Power Corp. (Sunflower) and Lightsource BP, has entered commercial operation. The 20 MW plant more than doubles the state’s utility-scale solar capacity.

ODEC to Develop 15 New Solar Installations

Old Dominion Electric Cooperative (ODEC) recently agreed to an expansion of its partnership with EDF Renewables to develop 15 solar projects in Virginia, Maryland and Delaware. The projects will generate more than 60 MW of power for Old Dominion’s...

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