RES Distributed signs deal to execute 15MW of Texas community solar

Facebook
Twitter
LinkedIn
Reddit
Email
Parent company RES' portfolio includes solar, wind and large-scale energy storage (pictured). Image: Renewable Energy Systems.

Texas will get 15MW of new community solar from RES Distributed, a division of Renewable Energy Systems (RES).

RES Distributed will construct and manage the sites in Texas Hill Country, after signing a deal with local rural not-for-profit utility Pedernales Electric Cooperative (PEC).

This article requires Premium SubscriptionBasic (FREE) Subscription

Unlock unlimited access for 12 whole months of distinctive global analysis

Photovoltaics International is now included.

  • Regular insight and analysis of the industry’s biggest developments
  • In-depth interviews with the industry’s leading figures
  • Unlimited digital access to the PV Tech Power journal catalogue
  • Unlimited digital access to the Photovoltaics International journal catalogue
  • Access to more than 1,000 technical papers
  • Discounts on Solar Media’s portfolio of events, in-person and virtual

Or continue reading this article for free

The PV installations are spread across 15 sites, each one of up to 998kW generation capacity. Construction begins this year, with the projects pencilled in for completion before the year’s end.

“Once completed, these installations will allow all interested members to directly participate in a solar program that will provide the Cooperative with a cost-effective rate for all its member-owners,” PEC vice president of power and energy services Ingmar Sterzing said.

RES Distributed was formed to offer “local energy solutions”, the company’s website says, working with regional utilities to provide community installations. The division was launched in September last year.

A recent report from analysis firm Navigant Research said the US market for community solar could be worth as much as US$2.5 billion a year by 2020.  

8 October 2024
San Francisco Bay Area, USA
PV Tech has been running an annual PV CellTech Conference since 2016. PV CellTech USA, on 8-9 October 2024 is our second PV CellTech conference dedicated to the U.S. manufacturing sector. The event in 2023 was a sell out success and 2024 will once again gather the key stakeholders from PV manufacturing, equipment/materials, policy-making and strategy, capital equipment investment and all interested downstream channels and third-party entities. The goal is simple: to map out PV manufacturing in the U.S. out to 2030 and beyond.

Read Next

Subscribe to Newsletter

Upcoming Events

Solar Media Events
April 17, 2024
Lisbon, Portugal
Solar Media Events
May 1, 2024
Dallas, Texas