AvantgridSustainable energy company has begun construction of two new solar farms in Texas and Ohio.
True North, being developed in Falls County, Texas, is AVANGRID’s first solar project in the state and is expected to generate 321 MW of renewable energy when it enters commercial operation by early 2025. During construction and operation, True North will create over 200 local jobs. The company already operates more than 1,250 MW of onshore wind farms in the state, where he will pay more than $40 million in property taxes over 25 years.
Powell Creek, a 202.5 MW solar power plant under construction in Putnam County, Ohio, will create up to 400 jobs during construction. Additional local revenue to the community from this project will exceed $38 million over the life of the facility.
Pedro Azagra, CEO of AVANGRID said: “These solar farms, and many across the United States, will boost local economies by providing clean, affordable, renewable energy to businesses and communities while creating quality jobs.”
With over 8.6 GW of renewable capacity installed, AVANGRID is the third largest renewable energy operator in the United States. In total, the company has over 25 GW of strong pipelines under development, including solar, onshore wind, offshore wind and battery energy. Storage.
Notice from AVANGRID