20th July 2024

EDPR NA Distributed Era (EDPR NA DG) is constructing a 23.27 MW DC ground-mounted photo voltaic array system coupled with a 60 MWh vitality storage system for Mohave Electrical Cooperative (MEC), a not-for-profit distribution cooperative in Arizona.

Collectively, the photo voltaic+storage system will assist MEC present renewable energy, mitigate peak interval vitality use, and stabilize vitality prices for its 36,700 members.

By supporting the event of photo voltaic+storage, MEC is rising its native technology assets that may assist isolate the co-op from any transmission points and delays and keep away from unstable value factors within the technology market.

“We’re happy to be working with EDP Renewables on Mohave Electrical Cooperative’s first photo voltaic plus storage undertaking,” says Tyler Carlson, CVEO. “This undertaking demonstrates MEC’s proactive planning to extend reliability, meet renewable vitality mandates and assist the general electrical grid.”

The Mohave undertaking’s ground-mount photo voltaic array system, , will assist MEC offset 36,247 metric tons of carbon dioxide, which is the equal of carbon emissions from 7,053 properties’ electrical energy use in a single yr or the carbon sequestered by 43,225 acres of U.S. forests in a single yr.

EDPR NA DG is partnering with Prometheus Energy to assemble the photo voltaic array and with Stem for the vitality storage. The undertaking’s vitality storage system will likely be operated by Athena, Stem’s AI-driven clear vitality optimization software program.

EDPR NA DG and MEC held a ribbon-cutting ceremony and on-site tour on this week to inaugurate the brand new photo voltaic array. Dave Harper, head of tribal engagement on the Alliance for Tribal Clear Power, led a blessing ceremony that acknowledged the Mojave non secular content material of the land and emphasised that continued environmental stewardship will lead to individuals working collectively for the betterment of all.

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