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Pedernales Electric Cooperative Energizes New Battery Storage System

Pedernales Electric Cooperative (PEC) has installed and energized a new battery storage system, making it the first cooperative in Texas to utilize battery storage. The battery storage system can hold a total of 2.25 MWs of electricity for two hours and are charged by PEC’s Johnson City solar installation.

Central Iowa Power Cooperative Signs PPA for 54-MW Wind Project

Independent power producer RPM Access LLC has signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) to supply electricity from a 54-MW wind park in Iowa to Central Iowa Power Cooperative.

Coops Help Install a Microgrid for an Egg Farm

The National Rural Electric Cooperative Association, North Carolina EMC and Tideland EMC have worked in partnership to facilitate installation of a system comprised of a 2 MW solar array, a 2.5 MW battery, backup diesel generation and a controller that will serve the Rose Acre Farms egg farm in Hyde County, NC.

Virginia Coop to Build an Energy Storage Project by 2021

Rappahannock Electric Cooperative has partnered with Energy Point Energy, a Charlottesville-based battery storage development firm, to construct a 2 MW energy storage facility in Spotsylvania County, VA, which is expected to be in operation by early 2021.

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 Cooperative.

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 year.

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 Montana.

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...

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