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Green Power, Silicon Ranch Commission Solar Portfolio (Ind. Report)
Green Power EMC, Silicon Ranch
Date: 2021-03-22
Tucker, Georgia-based Green Power EMC, the not-for-profit renewable energy provider for 38 Georgia Electric Membership Corporations (EMCs), and Silicon Ranch, one of the nation's largest independent solar power producers and the U.S. solar platform for Shell, reports completion of a 200-MW /AC solar portfolio of three utility-scale projects in southern Georgia. The total capacity is distributed across two counties in the southwestern and southeastern parts of the state and provides sufficient energy for more than 35,000 EMC households while offsetting more than 350,000 metric tpy of GHGs.

The three solar projects were developed, funded, and constructed by Silicon Ranch, which also owns, operates, and maintains the solar arrays. Green Power EMC is purchasing all the energy and environmental attributes generated by the facilities on behalf of its Member EMCs for the next thirty years. (Source: Silicon Ranch, Website PR, 18 Mar., 2021) Contact: Silicon Ranch, Matt Beasley, CCO, Rob Hamilton, (629) 202-4009, rob.hamilton@siliconranch.com, www.siliconranch.com; Green Power EMC, Blair Romero, (770) 270-7290, blair.romero@opc.com, www.greenpoweremc.com

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Nashville Announces 125-MW Solar Array Project (Ind. Report)
Nashville , Vanderbilt University
Date: 2020-11-11
In the Volunteer State, the city of Nashville has announced a proposal to construct a 125-MW, utility-scale solar array project in partnership with Vanderbilt University, Nashville Electric Service (NES) and the Tennessee Valley Authority . The city will receive 100-MW of the proposed project’s output while Vanderbilt will take 25-MW.

Legislation to approve the project will go before city council on Nov. 17. The body previously approved a placeholder agreement between the city and TVA and NES this summer for purchase of renewable energy. If approved, the project is slated to be constructed in Oct., 2023 by Nashville-based Silicon Ranch. (Source: City of Nashville, PR, Tenneesean, 11 Nov., 2020) Contact: TVA, Doug Perry, VP Commercial Energy Solutions, (865) 632-2101, tvainfo@tva.com, www.tva.com; Nashville Electric Service, www.nespower.com; Vanderbilt University, 615-322-7311, www.vanderbilt.edu; Silicon Ranch, 615.577.4786, www.siliconranch.com

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NE Tennessee's First Solar Farm Underway (Ind. Report)
Silicon Ranch,BrightRidge ,TVA
Date: 2018-08-20
Johnson City, Tennessee-based solar developer BrightRidge, the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA )and Silicon Ranch Corp. are reporting the ground breaking on what they say is the first solar power-producing plant in Washington County, Northeastern Tennessee.

The 40-acre, 41-panel solar farm, which will be owned and operated by Silicon Ranch, is expected to generate 8 million kilowatt hours of electricity annually when fully operation by the year end.

Silicon Ranch is covering all costs to build the solar farm. TVA and BrightRidge will purchase power from the facility. (Source: TVA, Johnson City Press, 17 Aug., 2018) Contact: Silicon Ranch, Matt Kisber, Pres., CEO, (615) 321-2022, www.siliconranchcorp.com; BrightRidge, Jeff Dykes, CEO, (423) 952-5000, www.brightridge.com

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