Dakota Renewable Energy, a joint venture between Dakota Power Partners and Eolian, has sold a 3.2 GW portfolio of solar and solar-plus-storage projects to Enel Green Power North America. The 24 development-stage projects, totaling 450 MW of storage capacity, are scheduled to commence commercial operation in 2023. The deal’s terms were not disclosed. The 24 projects are located across the states of New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, West Virginia, Missouri, and Colorado.
Several projects will use paired battery storage. Enel Green Power is currently developing five energy units, totaling 1.5 GW and including 319 MW of battery storage. Roseland solar plus storage, Blue Jay solar plus storage, Ranchland wind plus storage, Alta Farms wind project, and Rockhaven wind project are some of these projects. The projects will be hosted in Texas, Illinois, and Oklahoma. Enel will additionally install 57 MW battery storage systems at the High Lonesome wind farm and the Roadrunner solar farm in addition to these. Roseland will be Enel’s largest solar facility in the United States and Canada, with a capacity of 639.6 MW. A 59 MW battery storage system will also be installed.
Enel Green Power, a part of the Enel Group, develops and operates renewable energy plants worldwide. Present in Europe, the Americas, Asia, Africa, and Oceania,. Its total renewable energy capacity is around 49 GW consisting of wind, solar, geothermal, and hydroelectric power.