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PSEG Completes Construction of Waldorf Solar Energy Center
by Staff Writers
Newark NJ (SPX) Oct 28, 2015


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PSEG Solar Source has announced that it has finished the construction of the PSEG Waldorf Solar Energy Center. The facility is located 22 miles southeast of Washington, DC and has a capacity of 13.1 MW-dc. The project was originally developed by juwi Inc. and has a 20-year power purchase agreement with Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative (SMECO).

The completion of this project increases the capacity of PSEG Solar Source's portfolio to 148 MW-dc.

"With the completion of the PSEG Waldorf Solar Center, our portfolio now has 11 plants in nine states, each providing customers with safe, clean and reliable energy," said Diana Drysdale, president of PSEG Solar Source. "It was great to partner with SMECO on a project that will help the electric cooperative achieve its sustainability goals."

According to Austin J. Slater, Jr., SMECO's president and CEO, "By developing a project that provides sustainable energy right here in our service area, PSEG Solar Source is helping us to meet our renewables target for solar production." He added, "Our customer members will be pleased to know that the cost of the energy provided by this solar project is competitive with alternatives we considered."

The 80-acre PSEG Waldorf Solar Center uses approximately 42,000, 310-watt photovoltaic solar panels to generate enough solar energy to power more than 3,800 homes. Its pollution-free energy displaces approximately 26,000 metric tons of greenhouse gas emissions annually - the equivalent of removing approximately 3,300 cars from the road.

juwi is the engineering, procurement and construction contractor for the project and will operate the project for PSEG Solar Source.

"Our partnership with PSEG Solar Source has been tremendously successful over the years and we are proud that companies like PSEG continue to dedicate significant resources and efforts to the renewable energy industry," said Mike Martin, juwi's president and CEO. "The PSEG Waldorf Solar Center is another great example of this and will provide renewable, emission-free energy for SMECO customers for years to come."

PSEG Solar Source's other operating facilities are:

PSEG Queen Creek Solar Farm, a 25.2-MW solar farm in Queen Creek, Arizona.

PSEG Badger 1 Solar Farm, a 19.3-MW solar facility located west of Phoenix, Arizona.

PSEG Jacksonville Solar Farm, a 15-MW solar facility in Jacksonville, Florida.

PSEG Milford Solar Farm, a 15-MW solar farm in Milford, Delaware.

PSEG El Paso Solar Energy Center, a 13-MW solar farm in El Paso, Texas.

PSEG Wyandot Solar Farm, a 12-MW solar farm in Wyandot County, Ohio.

PSEG Shasta Solar Farm, two adjacent solar facilities totaling 4.4 MW located in Shasta County, California.

PSEG Essex Solar Center, a 3.6-MW solar farm near Burlington, Vermont.

PSEG Mars Solar Garden, a 2.2-MW facility located adjacent to the Mars Snackfood's U.S. headquarters in Hackettstown, New Jersey.


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