EDF Renewable Energy purchases two US solar projects

EDF Renewable Energy purchases two US solar projects

EDF Renewable Energy (EDF:RE) has purchased two solar projects in the US state of Nevada, with a total capacity of 179MW, from photovoltaic manufacturer First Solar.

The two solar projects named Switch Station 1 and Switch Station 2 are currently under construction, and are set to come online at the end of July and September this year.

When operational, the clean energy produced at the solar stations will be sold under three power purchase agreements to subsidiaries of state utility company NV Energy.

EDF RE executive vice president Ryan Pfaff said: “The acquisition of Switch Station 1 and Switch Station 2 marks EDF RE’s entry into Nevada, a state with world-class solar resources where we plan to build additional projects in the coming years.

“We are pleased to be working with First Solar, one of our key solar partners, to deliver affordable, reliable solar energy to NV Energy and its customers.”

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