Canadian photo voltaic developer Westbridge Renewable Vitality Corp (CVE:WEB) in the present day introduced the origination of a 295-MWp photo voltaic undertaking with a 100-MW/200-MWh battery power storage system (BESS) in Alberta.
The brand new undertaking, referred to as Pink Willow and positioned in Stettler County No. 6, expands Westbridge’s complete firm portfolio to 1,674 MWp of photo voltaic photovoltaic (PV) and 1,306 MWh of battery storage.
Pink Willow is presently in Stage 2 of the Alberta Electrical System Operator (AESO) interconnection course of. Its developer lately submitted environmental and wildlife area research to Alberta Setting and Parks (AEP). If the latter grants a Referral Letter, it is going to be submitted to the Alberta Utility Fee (AUC) as a part of Pink Willow’s utility for energy plant approval.
“The Red Willow Project has secured site control in the form of a long-term solar lease with private landowners. We look forward to kicking off engagement with stakeholders and the local community,” commented Maggie McKenna, Director and Chief Operating Officer.
Apart from Red Willow, Westbridge is developing four more projects in Alberta, the largest of which is the 300-MWp Eastervale solar project with 200 MW/400 MWh of storage capacity. The company is also developing a 221-MWp solar project in Texas and a battery project in the UK.
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