Renewables, Solar

72-MW Alabama Solar Facility Set for Operations in December

By Editors of Power Engineering

A 72-MW, $140 million solar power facility currently under construction is set for completion by December.

The facility, owned by Global Atlantic and funded by Centarus Renewable Energy, has a long-term power purchase agreement with Alabama Power, the Opelika-Auburn News reported. Walmart will receive the majority of renewable energy certificates.

The project consists of 338,000 solar panels on 1,100 acres near LaFayette.