Austin, Texas recently approved a 150-megawatt photovoltaic project from the Austin energy company.In the future, the utility company will provide enough renewable power to the city's grid to meet more than half of its customers' needs by 2020.
The contract also said it would allow the power company to buy renewable energy from the photovoltaic project.Solar power in Austin is expected to rise to 800 megawatts.
At present, Austin city produces renewable energy that can meet 40% of its 475,000 customers' power needs.
Once the pv project is in 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 the renewable energy goals of New York City, but it is 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 under the protection of the environment in the name of the community."