Natural gasoline supplier Gas South and Georgia electric utility Cobb EMC broke floor on a solar + storage in Marietta, Georgia.
“We’re committed to affordable, renewable energy and redefining what it means to be an energy expert,” mentioned Peter Heintzelman, Cobb EMC president and CEO. “This project enables us to test the performance advantage and resiliency of solar panels and battery storage, which will benefit Cobb EMC members for decades to come. We’re proud to support sustainability efforts that make financial sense for all of our members.”
The 1.85-MW solar, 1-MW/4-MWh battery project is being added to the Cobb EMC campus to assist power its operations. The energy storage portion of the project may also assist the cooperative find out how to higher help solar and battery tasks for big clients. In April, Cobb EMC will add to the project three Smart Flowers that can present a further 13,140 kWh of energy.
This project is owned by Gas South for Cobb EMC to help future sustainability efforts for each corporations. This association offers Cobb EMC with the solar and battery output for 10 years, and can allow Cobb EMC to share solar energy again to the grid throughout sure durations of time.
“Together, we’re committed to renewable energy that will pave the way for a more sustainable future for our communities,” mentioned Kevin Greiner, Gas South president and CEO. “As a subsidiary of Cobb EMC, we are excited to work with our parent company on this innovative project.”
The rooftop solar and energy storage options have been developed by Creative Solar USA and Northern Reliability and are slated for completion by May 2020.
“The team at Creative Solar USA is proud to play a role in this important project, which will not only provide competitive renewable energy to the grid but serve as a learning tool for future projects,” mentioned Russell Seifert, CEO of Creative Solar USA. “I founded this company to be a cutting-edge leader in our evolving energy market and this project is a standing example of our commitment to clean, economical electricity for our fellow Georgians.”
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