Firefly Solar is a proposed solar project located in North Beaver Township, PA that will provide up to 400 MW of clean power. The project is estimated to generate $51.6 million during the construction phase for Lawrence County, $8.7 million annually during operations, and $1.6 million in state and local taxes due to operations each year. Firefly Solar will interconnect to First Energy’s 345 kV Hoytdale-Mcclelland transmission line.
You can visit Firefly Solar’s website here.
Vesper Energy’s Gaucho Solar project reached commercial operations in June 2023. It is a 20 MW facility situated on 61 acres in Allegheny and Beaver Counties, Pennsylvania. The project utilizes solar photovoltaic technology mounted on a fixed-tilt racking system and interconnects to Duquesne Light Company’s transmission system in PJM. Gaucho Solar provides all of its electricity to the University of Pittsburgh. See video here.
Vesper Energy’s Hornet Solar project is situated on 4,000 acres in Swisher County, TX. With a nameplate capacity of 600MWac/745MWdc, the project is planned to reach commercial operation in 2024. The project will utilize solar photovoltaic technology on a single-axis tracking system. Hornet Solar will interconnect to Oncor Electric’s transmission system in ERCOT, and is contracted with a Fortune 100 company under a long-term power purchase agreement.
Axton Solar is a 200 MW project providing enough clean electricity to power around 20,000 homes annually. This project will consist of ground-mounted solar panels installed on approximately 1,100 acres of privately-owned land in eastern Henry County, Virginia and approximately 1,423 acres in western Pittsylvania County, Virginia. Axton Solar is set to reach commercial operations in 2025/2026 and is expected to provide significant benefits to the local community. Learn more here.
Bradford Solar is a proposed 100 MW solar project. This project will consist of solar panels installed on around 800 acres of privately-owned land in Bradford County, Pennsylvania. Bradford is set to reach commercial operation in 2025/2026. This project will generate enough clean, renewable energy to power more than 10,000 Pennsylvania homes annually. Learn more here.
Juniper Creek Energy Storage
The Juniper Creek Energy Storage project is a proposed 200 MW battery storage facility on nearly 6 acres of land adjacent to the Sacramento Municipal Utility District Cordova substation in Rancho Cordova, California. It is estimated this project will reach commercial operations by the end of 2025. Learn more here.