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Offshore Wind Projects Receive Boost from Massachusetts and Biden Administration

LCG, March 31, 2021--The Governor of Massachusetts signed legislation last Friday that authorizes the state to direct utilities to purchase an additional 2,400 MW of offshore wind energy by 2027.

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NV Energy's Greenlink Nevada Transmission Project Approved by PUCN

LCG, March 25, 2021--The Public Utilities Commission of Nevada (PUCN) on Monday approved proceeding with NV Energy's Greenlink Nevada transmission and renewable energy initiative. NV Energy's planned investment in Greenlink is over $2.5 billion.

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Tokyo-based Electric Power Subsidiary partners with AP Solar in 400 MW Texas Solar Project

LCG, August 6, 2020—J-Power USA Development Co, a subsidiary of the Electric Power Development Co. headquartered in Tokyo, has joined a joint venture to develop a 400 MW Texas solar project.

AP Solar Holdings, a partnership between Avondale Solar LLC and Plus Renewable Technologies, has been developing the solar project.

The photovoltaic project, called Charged Solar, is planned for Refugio County. Construction is expected to begin in the second half of 2021, and the project slated to be online by 2023.

It will be J-Power’s second U.S. renewable project. The company also is developing a 350 MW project in Wharton County, Texas.

Charged Solar is located about 120 miles south of Houston and will be able to deliver to both South and Houston Zones in ERCOT, according to AP Solar Holdings.


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