US solar development company 7X Energy has sold the 100MW Lapetus Solar Energy Project in Andrews County, Texas to Duke Energy Renewables.
E.ON has started construction on its West of the Pecos solar project, a 100MW PV project located approximately 75 miles southwest of Midland-Odessa in Reeves County, Texas.
Cubico Sustainable Investments will acquire a 580MW portfolio of solar projects from US developer Cypress Creek Renewables.
While market opportunities for energy storage in Texas are considered to be limited, the largest battery project in the state so far, a 42MWh system, has just come online.
Renewable energy fund manager Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) has started construction on two solar projects totalling 300MW(AC) in the US.
Known historically for its oil and in the present day for deploying large amounts of wind energy and latterly for deploying batteries at wind farms, the US state of Texas is less well known for solar-plus-storage projects.
Texas IPP Vistra Energy has contracted energy storage integrator FlexGen to install a 10MW / 42MWh energy storage system (ESS) at the 180MW Upton 2 Solar Power Plant in Texas.
Cypress Creek Renewables and NRG Energy will begin work on a joint project in Texas that will see Cypress Creek develop and operate 25MW of PV projects for NRG in order to support commercial and industrial customers.
Vistra Energy announced that the 180MW Upton 2 Solar Power Plant in West Texas has achieved commercial operation. The solar installation stands as Texas’ largest operating PV facility.
Cypress Creek EPC, the construction arm of American solar developer Cypress Creek Renewables, has reached a major construction milestone of 1GW of solar developed over the last 18 months.
Utility-scale power company Intersect Power has been awarded a power purchase agreement from Austin Energy for a 150MW PV project in Texas that is expected to reach commercial operation in 2020.
The Austin City Council has approved a new agreement with Austin Energy that will see the utility company deliver enough renewable energy to the grid to meet the needs of more than half of its customers by 2020.
Solar tracking company Array Technologies announced this week that it has commissioned the 102MW Lamesa Solar Facility in Lamesa, Texas.
Toyota Motor North America celebrated the completion of its new North American headquarters in Plano, Texas — with the new building featuring Texas’ largest commercial solar array ever developed.
Wind and solar power produced more than 10% of the electricity generated in the US for the time in March, according to new analysis by the Energy Information Administration (EIA).