Logistics hub Ocean Point Terminals (OPT) will flip to BMR Energy to construct a 10-MW photo voltaic challenge on the terminal in St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands. The power will generate and ship energy to OPT’s marine logistics terminal and storage and mixing advanced, pursuant to a 20-year lease and operation and upkeep settlement.
The power can be positioned on a web site throughout from OPT’s administration constructing and adjoining to a housing property owned by OPT, with building anticipated to start within the fourth quarter of 2022. The challenge will meaningfully cut back OPT’s working prices and emissions and can considerably improve clear renewable power within the U.S. Virgin Islands.
“We labored carefully with BMR to design an answer that meets our power necessities, lowers our power prices, reduces our carbon footprint and helps to retain our aggressive place as the biggest terminal, storage and mixing facility within the Caribbean,” mentioned Todd Dillabough, Ocean Level Terminals CEO. “The challenge is on a quick monitor to start building this 12 months and attain business operation in early 2023.”
Designed with strengthened racking, foundations and module connection techniques, the challenge will be capable to stand up to wind speeds of as much as 180 mph.
“It is a distinctive alternative to additional our dedication within the U.S. Virgin Islands and to proceed diversifying its power assets with some of the vital corporations and employers within the territory,” mentioned Bruce Levy, BMR Power CEO.
This can be BMR Power’s third photo voltaic challenge in operation within the U.S. Virgin Islands. BMR Power additionally supplies clear, sustainable electrical energy by means of its 6.4-MW photo voltaic farm in Donoe, St. Thomas, and its 5-MW photo voltaic farm in Spanish City, St. Croix.
Information merchandise from BMR Power