Renewables, Solar

EDF Renewable Energy’s Lepomis Solar Project reaches commercial operation

EDF Renewable Energy’s 5.99-MWp Lepomis Solar Project, located in Plymouth, Massachusetts, has reached commercial operation.

EDF and Sage Stone LLC, an international development and advisory company, signed the Membership Interest Purchase and Sale Agreement (MIPSA) in July 2013.

The ground-mount fixed tilt solar photovoltaic (PV) project is comprised of 20,000 Trina Solar modules now provides clean energy to the Town of Wareham, Massachusetts under a long-term Power Purchase Agreement, pursuant to the State’s Virtual Net Metering Credits Program.

“Achieving commercial operation of our first renewable energy asset in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts is a key milestone for our company,” said Jim Schretter, Vice President of Development for EDF Renewable Energy’s East Region. “EDF Renewable Energy is pleased to deploy our solar development expertise to help the state achieve its ambitious goal of 1,600 MW of solar installations by 2020.”

EDF will provide operations and maintenance for the facility, project oversight, and remote monitoring from its NERC compliant Operations Control Center.