AEP Energy and Doral, a developer of renewable energy projects, primarily in the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic regions, announced they have signed a long-term renewable energy purchase agreement for the Mammoth Solar project in Indiana.
Mammoth Solar 1, a 480-MWDC solar energy project, is the first phase of the 1.65-GWDC Mammoth project being developed by Doral. The Mammoth solar project covers more than 12,000 acres in Starke and Pulaski counties in Northern Indiana.
Mammoth Solar 1 is expected to begin construction during the fourth quarter of 2021 and reach commercial operation by the second quarter of 2023.
“AEP Energy is focused on providing customers with integrated, carbon-free energy supplies that deliver long-term price stability while benefitting the environment and surrounding communities. Agreements like the one with Doral LLC demonstrate how our innovative energy solutions can support the development of new renewable clean energy resources, boost local economies and help our customers power their homes and businesses with clean, reliable energy,” said Greg Hall, president of AEP Energy.
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