Shelby County will host one of the largest solar installations in the Midwest. Ranger Power, headquartered in Brooklyn, New York, will build a $175 million, 199-megawatt solar project in northeastern Shelby County beginning in 2022. When the array is brought online in 2023 it will generate enough power to serve 35,000 households, roughly equivalent to all the homes in Fishers.
LA CROSSE, Wis., March 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Dairyland Power Cooperative has finalized a power purchase agreement with Ranger Power for the proposed 149 megawatt Badger State Solar Project. Dairyland will purchase the entire output of the planned solar photovoltaic facility, which is proposed on the land of participating private landowners in the Towns of Jefferson and Oakland in Jefferson County, Wis.
The Shiawassee County Planning Commission in Michigan unanimously approved Ranger Power’s Special Use Permit request for the Assembly Solar Project, a proposed $250 million solar farm in Hazelton and Venice Townships that will create hundreds of jobs. This is the final step in the zoning approval process, and construction is expected to begin late this year.
Wabash Valley Power, the wholesale electric supplier to 19 Indiana not-for-profit electric cooperatives, has committed to purchase 100 percent of the energy produced by the proposed 199-megawatt Speedway Solar project in Shelby County, Ind. When completed, it will be one of the largest solar developments in the state, generating enough power to serve approximately 35,000 households throughout Indiana, including cooperative members in nearby Rush and Hancock Counties.
A development company is proposing the construction of a massive solar farm covering 1,200 acres in two townships that border western Genesee County.
Representatives of Ranger Power said Tuesday, Oct. 16, that they have lease agreements or purchase options for the contiguous, mostly farm and vacant land in Hazelton and Venice townships, and expect to request a special use permit to allow for the $250-million project by the end of this year.
Ranger Power and Wabash Valley Power (WVPA) have expanded their partnership with a new 30-year agreement for WVPA to purchase 99 MW of power from a second solar project being developed by Ranger Power in Illinois. The newly expanded partnership follows WVPA and Ranger’s recently announced 99 MW power purchase agreement for the Prairie State Solar project.
Like many places across Southern Illinois, Perry County is most strongly associated with coal mining when it comes to energy production.
Wabash Valley Power’s member co-ops will benefit from a recently completed long-term agreement to purchase the energy and capacity generated by what will be the largest solar array ever built in the state of Illinois.
NextEra Energy Inc. (NYSE: NEE) is moving forward on four large solar projects in Maine that are expected to be commercially active by 2019. The company acquired Yarmouth-based Ranger Solar’s portfolio earlier this year.
State regulators have approved a massive Windsor County solar array that will be four times the size of any such project built in Vermont so far.
The Coolidge Solar project, to be built in Ludlow and Cavendish, will be capable of producing 20 megawatts of power. The largest existing array in Vermont is just under 5 megawatts, according to state officials
The largest solar array in the state of New Hampshire has received a nod of approval from the Hinsdale Board of Selectmen.
A Yarmouth-based energy company is proposing a pair of new solar projects – in Fairfield and Clinton – that could generate enough power for 6,000 out-of-state homes combined and create more than 200 jobs locally.
Three states in New England this week concluded the project-evaluation phase of their Clean Energy Request for Proposal (RFP), selecting a half-dozen solar and wind developers backing projects totaling 460MW.
Sanford City Council on Tuesday approved an updated lease agreement for 390 acres of city-owned property at Sanford-Seacoast Regional Airport on which Ranger Solar of Yarmouth plans to develop a utility-scale solar project that would be one of the largest in Maine and one of only 25 similar solar projects at airports in the United States.
A Maine-based company appears to have found a formula to win local backing for often controversial solar-energy projects: careful siting, a dose of patience and a willingness to alter plans to overcome objections.