Community Energy delivers 100 MW solar power project

Community Energy has delivered its second 100-plus megawatt solar project for construction, with the acquisition of the 103-MW Butler solar facility in Georgia, from Southern Co. (NYSE:SO) subsidiary Southern Power. The Butler Project will supply power to Georgia Power under a 30-year power purchase agreement (PPA).

Previously, Community Energy developed the 120-MW Comanche Solar Project in Colorado, which will supply power to Xcel Energy  (NYSE: XEL) under a 25-year PPA approved by the Colorado Public Utilities Commission.

 “By developing projects on optimum solar sites with advanced tracking technology, we’ve been able to make solar energy a cost-effective choice for utilities and large energy users in multiple regions outside California,” said Brent Alderfer, President of Community Energy, Inc. “By building solar at scale we reduce costs, increase efficiencies and deliver significant environmental benefit.”

Each large solar energy project features more than 400,000 photovoltaic (PV) modules utilizing single-axis tracking technology.    

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