sPower’s Western Antelope Dry Ranch solar project selling 10-MWs to Lancaster Choice Energy
Written By: Stratton Report
December 16, 2016
On December 16, the City of Lancaster and sPower, announced that the Western Antelope Dry Ranch utility-scale solar power facility is now operational, producing 10-MWs of renewable energy to support the city’s utility, Lancaster Choice Energy.
According to the city, Lancaster Choice Energy (LCE) is the new, locally-controlled electricity provider, created to offer residents and businesses within the City of Lancaster a viable alternative to traditional investor-owned utilities, while offering more affordable rates and higher renewable content.
Lancaster Mayor R. Rex Parris noted:
“The completion of sPower’s first renewable energy project specifically for LCE is a truly momentous milestone. sPower has been, and continues to be, an innovative partner in Lancaster’s efforts to become a Zero Net Energy City.”
sPower claims investment of $1.6 billion to provide direct and indirect economic benefits to the City of Lancaster and the surrounding area.