NextEra Resources starts selling 6.8 MW of solar to Pacific Power under 15-year PPA
Written By: Stratton Report
May 9, 2016
On May 9, NextEra Energy Resources, LLC, announced that its 6.8 MW DC ground-mounted solar photovoltaic array in Klamath County, Oregon will begin selling to Pacific Power under a 15-year power purchase agreement, which may be extended for up to two five-year increments.
The project is located on a former Weyerhaeuser industrial site.
Todd Andres, regional business manager for Pacific Power, which is part of PacifiCorp remarked::
“The project is great for Bly and Klamath County, which have an important future as a home to renewable energy development. This is currently the largest solar project in Oregon and we are proud to have it delivering energy to our customers.”
Matt Handel, vice president of development for NextEra Energy Resources noted: “This is a great example of how we can put former industrial property back to work for the people of Oregon, generating clean, renewable energy for years to come. We’re pleased to partner with Pacific Power to bring emission-free energy to its customers and in helping the state achieve its renewable energy goals.”