US vitality firm Madison Fuel and Electrical (MGE) has bought a photo voltaic and battery storage centre with a complete capability of 465MW in partnership with WEC Power Group’s subsidiaries We Energies and Wisconsin Public Service (WPS).
The undertaking, anticipated to start operation in late 2025, will embody 300MW photo voltaic vitality capability and a 165MW battery storage system. After the acquisition, MEG will personal 10% of the Koshkonong Photo voltaic Power Centre.
We Energies and WPS will personal the remaining 270MW photo voltaic capability and 148.5MW battery storage from the centre.
“We’re working aggressively to cut back our carbon emissions not less than 80% from 2005 ranges by the top of this decade and obtain web zero carbon electrical energy by 2050,” mentioned Jeff Keebler, MGE’s Chairman, president and CEO.
The Koshkonong Photo voltaic Power Centre is one in all three introduced investments by MGE in large-scale photo voltaic vitality and battery storage. MGE additionally will personal a ten% share of the Paris Photo voltaic-Battery Park and the Darien Photo voltaic Power Centre, each of that are underneath building.
Years in the past, MGE and We Energies filed a joint utility with the general public service fee of Wisconsin, with We Energies set to personal 100MW of the undertaking and MGE with the remaining 50MW.