Superior Energy’s Cutlass Photo voltaic venture has achieved full industrial operations, supplying 140 MWdc of dependable, renewable energy to the Larger Houston space.
The finished 700-acre PV photo voltaic producing facility started delivering energy into the Electrical Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) system in July 2022. At present’s announcement completes the transition from building and testing to full industrial operations. Advanced Power will proceed as the power’s asset supervisor and SOLV Energy is its operator.
“Cutlass Photo voltaic exemplifies Superior Energy’s persevering with development as a world developer, supervisor and proprietor of contemporary energy infrastructure. We’re dedicated to bringing dependable energy to rising areas that want it, akin to Larger Houston,” stated Collin Brown, Superior Energy’s vice chairman of improvement based mostly in Houston. “We’re equally happy to be contributing to the neighborhood via tax revenues to assist the county and native colleges.”
The Cutlass Photo voltaic website is positioned roughly 40 miles southwest of Houston in Fort Bend County, Texas. It employs bifacial photo voltaic panels supplied by JA Solar and expertise that features a ground-mounted single-axis monitoring system.
“It is a state-of-the-art renewable electrical producing facility that may profit the area with sustainable vitality for years to come back,” stated John Coleman, the venture’s director of building for Superior Energy, who can also be Houston-based. “Many individuals and organizations from Larger Houston had been instrumental in constructing this important new energy useful resource which is benefiting ERCOT’s vitality portfolio and the folks of Texas who rely on it. We’re pleased with what we’ve completed collectively.”
Bechtel, a world chief within the design and execution of advanced energy tasks for greater than 60 years, was answerable for the engineering, procurement and building (EPC) of the power.
Cutlass Photo voltaic is Superior Energy’s first operational venture in a strong 8 GW renewable and low-carbon improvement pipeline throughout america. Extra tasks within the ERCOT pipeline embody:
- Talitha Vitality – 189 MW direct present (dc) with the optionality so as to add battery storage
- Oriana Photo voltaic – 232 MWdc with the optionality so as to add battery storage
- Eldora Vitality – 238 MWdc with the optionality so as to add battery storage
- Elio Vitality – 190 MWdc with the optionality so as to add battery storage
- Alina Vitality – 245 MWdc with the optionality so as to add battery storage
Superior Energy is a privately-owned international developer, supervisor and proprietor of contemporary energy infrastructure. As an unbiased energy producer, the corporate develops low-carbon and renewable electrical producing tasks in North America.