Duke Energy Renewables completes nine solar projects in Georgia totaling more than 14.1 MW

Duke Energy Renewables, a subsidiary of US utility Duke Energy Corp, completes nine solar projects in conjunction with Georgia Power's Renewable Energy Development Initiative. All nine projects totaling 14.1 MW and developed with SolAmerica Energy are in commercial operation. Duke Energy Renewables now has 27.4 MW of solar projects in Georgia. The nine solar projects were acquired by Duke Energy Renewables in 2018. A total of 54,590 solar panels were built into the projects.
Each project, was developed under an engineering, production and procurement (EPC) agreement between REC Solar and SolAmerica and a 35-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with Georgia Power, selling all energy and renewable attributes to Georgia Power as a part of their Renewable Energy Development Initiative (REDI) Customer-Sited Distributed Generation Program.
The nine Georgian projects now in operation include Bibb Jones (0.99 MW, Macon), Columbia Bryson (1.38 MW, Grovetown), Liberty Martin (0.99 MW, Riceboro), Muscogee Public Works (1.56 MW, Columbus), Richmond Hayes (1.75 MW, Augusta), Telfair Holland (0.96 MW, McRae Helena), Telfair Thompson (1.90 MW, McRae), Troup RC50 (2.30 MW, Pine Mountain), and Wilkinson DeFore (2.30 MW, Gordon).
Duke Energy targets to own or purchase 8,000 MW of wind, solar and biomass energy by 2020.

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