January 21 (Renewables Now) - Canadian independent power producer (IPP) BluEarth Renewables announced on Thursday that its two solar farms in Alberta province totalling 46 MW (AC) had reached commercial operation.
The company is the co-owner of the plants, named Hays and Jenner, alongside indigenous community Conklin Metis Local 193.
BluEarth highlights it built and commissioned five solar farms with a combined capacity of 100 MW (AC) in southern Alberta in under one year. The IPP’s portfolio now contains 513 MW (AC) gross of operating wind, hydro and solar plants in Canada and the US. It also has 800 MW (AC) gross of projects with power purchase agreements (PPAs) secured or with off-take under negotiations, and around 3 GW of additional future development projects, the firm added.