CPS Energy solidifies its position as solar leader in TX

CPS Energy further solidified itself as a solar leader in Texas and among the top seven nationwide this month by signing a new power purchase agreement (PPA) for 50 megawatts (MW) with New Energy Economy partner, OCI Solar Power.  This new contract is in addition to a previous mega solar, economic development and PPA brokered in 2012 for 400 MW that established a solar manufacturing hub in San Antonio.

Read more about ERP's involvement with the Alamo Solar Projects here. 

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OCI Solar Power Announces Construction on Texas' Largest Solar Plant

San Antonio-based OCI Solar Power LLC is announcing the start of construction on the 110-megawatt (MW) Alamo 6 solar plant located in Pecos County, Texas. Once constructed, this will be the largest solar plant in Texas and one of the largest dual-axis solar projects in the world.

Read more about ERP's involvement with Alamo 6 here. 

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PowerFin Announces Community Solar Project with Austin Energy

PowerFin Texas Solar Projects, LLC ("Powerfin"), a solar development firm based in Austin and San Antonio, recently executed a 25-year power purchase agreement (PPA) for the sale of up to 3.2 megawatts of solar electricity to Austin Energy. This is the first project of a much larger Community Solar program, the goal of which is to provide more equitable access to solar throughout the community while generating significant local economic benefits. The contemplated site of the initial Community Solar project is in an economic redevelopment area in east downtown Austin. 

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