Grant County Solar Energy Center Project is a 300MW solar PV power project. It is planned in Wisconsin, the US. The project is currently in permitting stage. It will be developed in single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2021 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in December 2023.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Solar PV||300||–||300||Permitting||Wisconsin, the US||NextEra Energy Resources; Wisconsin Power and Light|
The project is being developed by NextEra Energy Resources and Wisconsin Power and Light. The project is currently owned by Wisconsin Power and Light.
Grant County Solar Energy Center Project is a ground-mounted solar project which is planned over 2,058 acres.
The project cost is expected to be around $300m.
The project construction is expected to commence from 2021. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by December 2023.
About NextEra Energy Resources
NextEra Energy Resources LLC (NEER) is a subsidiary of NextEra Energy Capital Holdings Inc,is a diversified clean energy company and is one of the largest wholesale generators of electric power in the US. The company, together with its subsidiaries owns, develops, constructs, manages and operates electricity generating facilities in wholesale energy markets in the US, Canada, and Spain. The company generates electricity using different fuel sources such as natural gas and oil, wind, solar and nuclear. It offers electricity to utilities, retail electricity providers, power cooperatives, municipal electricity providers and industrial companies. The company also provides energy and capacity requirement services; conducts power and gas marketing and trading activities; participates in natural gas, natural gas liquids and oil production and pipeline infrastructure development; and owns a retail electricity provider. NEER is headquartered in Juno Beach, Florida, the US.
About Wisconsin Power and Light
Wisconsin Power and Light Company (WPL) is a privately held power and light company based in the US. The company is primarily engaged in the generation and distribution of electricity. It operates as a wholly owned subsidiary of Alliant Energy Corporation. WPL distributes electricity to 453,573 retail customers and natural gas to 177,968 retail customers in Dairyland. The company has interests in fossil fuel, nuclear and hydro electric power plants with a total generating capacity of 2,200 MW. It owns 16 percent stake in American Transmission. WPL also owns around 16,722 miles of overhead electric distribution line; 4, 248 miles of underground electric distribution cable; 240 distribution substations, and approximately 3,945 miles of gas mains. Moreover, the company offers electric and natural gas services to customers in the states of Iowa, Wisconsin and Minnesota. The company acts as a subsidiary of Alliant Energy. The company is headquartered at Madison in Wisconsin, the US
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