Canadian renewables firm Westbridge Renewable Vitality Company has added the Eastervale solar-plus-storage mission in Alberta, Canada, to its portfolio.
The mission’s goal capability of 300MWp of photo voltaic PV and a 200MW/400MWh battery power storage system (BESS) will deliver the corporate’s complete photo voltaic capability to 1,285MWp.
“With the addition of Eastervale to our portfolio, we now management 5 utility-scale photo voltaic PV growth initiatives in Canada and the US, and a standalone BESS mission within the UK, three of crucial jurisdictions for renewables,” stated Stefano Romanin, director and CEO of Westbridge.
Westbridge says that it’s centered on maximising the return on its renewable power property by means of accretive mission monetisation and retention of royalties, the place relevant. This strategy, it says, is anticipated to boost long-term cashflow and shareholder worth.
Maggie McKenna, director and COO, commented: “The Eastervale Mission has secured web site management within the type of a long-term photo voltaic lease with non-public landowners. It’s presently in Stage 2 of the Alberta Electrical System Operator (the “AESO”) interconnection course of.”
Westbridge’s photo voltaic growth initiatives in Alberta additionally embody the 278MWp Georgetown plant and Sunnynook 236MWp set up, each of that are being deliberate with 100MW every of battery storage, as reported by sister site Energy-Storage.news earlier this 12 months.
Alberta has seen plenty of photo voltaic PV developments just lately. German developer Goldbeck Photo voltaic broke floor on a 47MW mission within the province final week, TC Vitality started work on its first photo voltaic plant earlier this month while Canadian firm Suncor Vitality offered its photo voltaic and wind property – together with a 1.5GW growth pipeline in Alberta – to Canadian Utilities.