Developer Announces 1,300 MW Solar Plant In Texas, Signs Several Large Customers Including Google, Honda, McDonald's, More
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Invenergy announced a 1,310-megawatt solar energy generation facility in northeast Texas that the company said, "will be the largest in the United States upon completion."
The Samson Solar Energy Center has agreements with several large retail customers as well as several Texas municipalities, as follows:
• AT&T: 500 MW
• Honda: 200 MW
• McDonald’s: 160 MW
• Google: 100 MW
• The Home Depot: 50 MW
• City of Bryan, TX: 150 MW
• City of Denton, TX: 75 MW
• City of Garland, TX: 25 MW
ATT called its participation in Invenergy’s Samson project, "the largest corporate solar energy deal in the U.S."
Located in Lamar, Red River and Franklin Counties, Samson Solar is a $1.6 billion capital investment with a 36-month construction period.
Samson Solar will be constructed in five phases over the next three years, with each phase commencing operation upon completion. The full project is slated to be operational in 2023.
Invenergy has contracted more than 3,500 megawatts of wind and solar capacity to assist more than 20 different corporate users across six U.S. markets and in Mexico