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800 MW combined solar and wind energy projects

Enel Green Power North America declared on December 30 that it had begun activities at 800 MW combined solar and wind energy projects environmentally friendly power plants in the US with an absolute introduced limit of around 318 MW.

The activities incorporate the initial combined solar and wind energy projects 252MW phase of the Roadrunner sunlight based task in Texas and the 66-MW Whitney Hill wind project in Illinois.

The declaration followed the new beginning of activities of 450 MW of the organization’s High Lonesome breeze ranch in Texas bringing Enel’s complete new sustainable limit included the US in 2019 to almost 800 MW. Enel said it has another 1 GW of sustainable power as of now under development across six activities.

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The 497-MW Roadrunner sun based undertaking started development in February and will be the biggest operational sunlight based ranch in endless supply of its subsequent stage, expected in late 2020. When completely operational, the venture will sell its energy in a 65 MW (PPA) with Mondelēz International and a 70 MW PPA with The Clorox Company.

The 66-MW Whitney Hill wind project is situated in Logan County, Illinois, neighboring the organization’s 185-MW HillTopper wind ranch that started business activity in December 2018. Both the Whitney Hill and HillTopper wind projects were created by Swift Current Energy.

Enel Green Power has another six ventures under development including the second 245-MW period of the Roadrunner sun oriented undertaking, the 299-MW Aurora wind project in North Dakota, the 50-MW extension of the High Lonesome breeze project in Texas and the 105-MW Riverview and 29.4-MW Castle Rock Ridge II breeze projects, both in Alberta, Canada. Consolidated, these six activities speak to almost 1 GW of sustainable limit presently under development by Enel Green Power in the US and Canada, all are required to start tasks in 2020.

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