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Texas Adds Two More Utility-Scale Solar Power Projects

February 28, 2024

Texas continues to add to its U.S.-leading portfolio of renewable energy projects, with two large solar power installations recently coming online.

Clearway Energy Group on Feb. 22 said it had completed the 452-MW Texas Solar Nova complex in Kent County. The multimillion-dollar array, which was built in two phases, already has offtake agreements, including a deal with Verizon.

Enel North America and Polaris on Feb. 20 announced the start of operations of Enel’s Fence Post solar-plus-storage project in Texas. The project is supported by a 12-year virtual power purchase agreement (VPPA), in which Polaris will buy electricity and associated renewable energy certificates (RECs) related to 22 MW of generation from Fence Post, equivalent to about 40% of Polaris’ U.S. use of power.

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