Consumers Energy Signs Major Agreement to Purchase Renewable Energy from Ranger Power

Agreement Adds 100 Megawatts of Solar Energy for Consumers Energy Customers

ALBION, Mich., September 5, 2019 – Consumers Energy and Ranger Power today announced an agreement for Consumers Energy to purchase 100 megawatts of solar power from River Fork Solar, a solar energy generating facility in Calhoun County. This agreement will require final approval from the Michigan Public Service Commission.

Proposed solar farm outlined

JEFFERSON — Members of the public joined elected officials, local leaders and industry professionals Tuesday for a showcase of Badger State Solar, a proposed 149-megawatt photovoltaic solar facility in the Town of Jefferson.

Attendees also had an opportunity to learn about utility scale solar development in the state during the discussion, hosted by the Wisconsin Conservative Energy Forum (WICEF) at Badger State Solar headquarters, 222 S. Wisconsin Drive in Jefferson.

$230 million solar farm proposed for Lincoln, but project first needs a buyer for the power

A company that specializes in building large solar farms in the Midwest is proposing a $230 million project on land east of Lincoln.

Ranger Power plans to apply this week for a permit from the City of Lincoln for the project. Company officials said they have entered into agreements with all the landowners on 1,000 acres of land north of Highway 34 on both sides of 134th Street.


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.

Dairyland Power Announces Major Solar Energy Facility

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. 

Ranger Power to install solar farm in Central Michigan

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.

Indianapolis-based power wholesaler poised to purchase 100 percent of output from proposed Shelby County solar farm

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.

Proposed Shiawassee solar farm would cover 1,200 acres in two townships

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.

Wabash Valley Power, Ranger Power extend partnership with additional 99 MW solar power purchase agreement

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.

NextEra: Four former Ranger Solar projects will be operating by end of 2019

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 approves solar array that will be Vermont’s largest

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