The 20 MW project will help the iconic brand meet roughly 75% of electricity demand at its Lynchburg, Tennessee distillery.
The company plans to release a new request for proposals this spring, have over 2 GW of solar operating by the end of 2023, and expand that figure to up to 10 GW of solar by 2040.
TVA’s new rate structure enables power companies to impose fees onto solar customers. Similar fees have been repeatedly challenged elsewhere.
The Tennessee-based company’s balance-of-systems solutions are deployed on over 20 GW of solar energy systems globally.
The company’s largest-ever funding round will help it bring more than 1 GW of solar on line and position Nashville-based Silicon Ranch to enter new markets.
Also in the brief: Hawaiian Electric Company proposes 20 MW of new projects, EDP Renewables has secured 86% of the company’s targeted capacity additions for 2019-2022 and more.
The new installation is being developed by Silicon Ranch in Tullahoma and will help Vanderbilt become 100% renewably powered, while bringing the City one-third closer to its RPS goals.
South Carolina is set to surpass North Carolina in solar watts per customer. Georgia and Florida will exceed the Southeast average, while utilities in Tennessee, Alabama and Mississippi will continue to lag. Overall the states will reach 5% solar generation by 2023.
Also in the brief: Ginlong Technologies plans to raise over $100 million, the US–China trade war and COVID-19 have massively impacted coal financing, SunPower’s planned split and establishment of Maxeon Solar Technologies has received approval in China and more.
The number of large solar projects (say, 100 MW and bigger) is rapidly increasing in the U.S. — and pv magazine is keeping track. We’ve rounded up this week’s big news in big solar.
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