BP Solar Bids for US Long Island Deal

22 March 2009 (Last Updated March 22nd, 2009 18:30)

Energy company BP's solar energy arm, BP Solar has been selected to enter into negotiations with the Long Island Power Authority to provide nearly 37MW of photovoltaic solar power on the grounds of the US Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory. BP Solar has proposed two l

Energy company BP's solar energy arm, BP Solar has been selected to enter into negotiations with the Long Island Power Authority to provide nearly 37MW of photovoltaic solar power on the grounds of the US Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory.

BP Solar has proposed two large-scale commercial solar photovoltaic projects at the Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) site located in Upton, New York.

Negotiations for the 20-year power purchase agreements for the two projects are expected to begin immediately.

By staff writer.