IMP begins construction on first solar facility

 IMP begins construction on first solar facility

American Electric Power’s (AEP, NYSE: AEP) Indiana Michigan Power (IMP) will soon begin construction on the first of four solar energy facilities in northern Indiana. The facility, near Marion about 50 miles from Fort Wayne, will include about 10,000 solar panels across 17 acres, and is slated to begin generating power by the end of the year.
IMP also expects to begin construction on another solar facility in Mishawaka this year. Other solar installations will follow west of South Bend and near Watervliet, Mich. All facilities are expected to be operational by the end of 2016.

Subscribe to Power Engineering magazine

Did You Like this Article? Get All the Energy Industry News Delivered to Your Inbox

Subscribe to an email newsletter today at no cost and receive the latest news and information.

 Subscribe Now


Logistics Risk Management in the Transformer Industry

Transformers often are shipped thousands of miles, involving multiple handoffs,and more than a do...

Secrets of Barco UniSee Mount Revealed

Last year Barco introduced UniSee, a revolutionary large-scale visualization platform designed to...

The Time is Right for Optimum Reliability: Capital-Intensive Industries and Asset Performance Management

Imagine a plant that is no longer at risk of a random shutdown. Imagine not worrying about losing...

Going Digital: The New Normal in Oil & Gas

In this whitepaper you will learn how Keystone Engineering, ONGC, and Saipem are using software t...