Babcock & Wilcox (B&W) has been awarded a contract worth more than $20 million for its B&W Renewable segment from Summit Ridge Energy (SRE) to provide engineering, procurement and construction services for seven community solar projects in Illinois announced.
When completed, the seven solar farms will provide approximately 20 MW of electricity to homes and businesses in northern and central Illinois.
Jimmy Morgan, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of B&W, said: “B&W has a wealth of experience and expertise and is well positioned to provide our U.S. solar customers with world-class solar installation services for both community-scale and utility-scale solar projects. are being arranged.”
Engineering for the project is currently underway and is expected to be completed in the first quarter of 2023.
Summit Ridge Energy CEO Steve Raeder said: “Americans across the country are looking for reliable, resilient, clean energy to sustain their lives. It’s important to find a way.”
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