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ReneSola Power Inks Solar-Plus-Storage PPA With Valley Clean Energy

Dec. 14, 2020
This project will also help meet the Yolo County Climate Action Plan goals to reduce carbon emissions associated with the production of electricity.

ReneSola Ltd, a fully integrated solar project developer, recently announced it has signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) for a solar and battery system with Northern California-based Valley Clean Energy (VCE), a public electricity provider serving over 125,000 customers in the cities of Woodland and David and unincorporated Yolo County.

The project is located in Madison, Yolo County, CA, and it will add 20 MW of solar power and 6.5 MW/26 MWh (4 hours) of battery energy storage to the Northern California grid to serve VCE's customers. The PPA has a duration of 20 years. The project is expected to reach commercial operation by the third quarter of 2022. 

Mr. Yumin Liu, Chief Executive Officer of ReneSola Power, commented in the release, "This marks an important milestone for us, as it is our first long-term power purchase agreement for a solar-plus-storage system that will provide significant benefits to the local community."

ReneSola Power was awarded this PPA after responding to VCE's request for offer (RFO) of procurement of cost-effective local renewable energy. The project brings local investment, grid-benefits to the VCE service territory, and will be designed and constructed to be pollinator-friendly, thus providing habitat for bees, butterflies, hummingbirds and other pollinators that are critical to agricultural production in this important food producing region. This project will also help meet the Yolo County Climate Action Plan goals to reduce carbon emissions associated with the production of electricity.