The Austin City Council Has Approved 150 Megawatts Of Photovoltaic Projects.

- Jan 24, 2018-

Austin, Texas recently approved a 150-megawatt photovoltaic project from Austin energy.In the future, the utility will provide enough renewable power to the city's grid to meet more than half of its customers by 2020.


It also said it would allow the power company to buy renewable energy from the photovoltaic project.The city's solar power is expected to rise to 800 megawatts.

At present, Austin city produces renewable energy that can meet 40 percent of its 475,000 customers.

Once the photovoltaic project goes into production, Austin is expected to meet 51% of its users' demand for renewable energy by 2020.The agreement, approved by the council, requires the purchase of 150 megawatts of renewable energy from Intersect power.

"The power purchase agreement not only brings us closer to New York City's renewable energy targets, but also a good deal for our customers," said general manager of Austin energy.I am very happy that the company can get this project and continue to develop the economy in the name of the community in the context of protecting the environment."