Developer will build and run project touted as largest single-customer on-site PV scheme in US to date, backed under 20-year PPA with Xcel Energy.
Community solar company SunShare has been awarded six community PV installations by Xcel Energy in Colorado, with the pipeline featuring an installed generation capacity of 12MW.
Xcel Energy announced Tuesday that both it and a coalition of 14 groups have filed a stipulation asking the Colorado Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) to approve a measure that could lead to US$2.5 billion in clean energy investments in rural Colorado.
After permitting delays, Xcel Energy says two community solar projects in Wisconsin will be online later this year.
Solar in Minnesota jumped 80% in the first three months of this year, with the state now harnessing almost half a gigawatt of installed capacity.
Xcel Energy has commissioned seven new community solar gardens, totalling 32MW in Minnesota.
Xcel Energy has commissioned one of the largest solar installations in Minnesota – the 62.25MW Marshall Solar Project.