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Swinerton Renewable Energy Opens Midwest's Largest Solar Facility

Contributor: Swinerton Blogger   |   November 01, 2016   |   Image Gallery »
Swinerton Renewable Energy Opens Midwest's Largest Solar Facility

The largest solar facility in the Midwest is now complete and it was built by Swinerton Renewable Energy (SRE).

At 138 MWdc, North Star Solar will power more than 20,000 homes as part of Minnesota utility, Xcel Energy’s, 15-year plan to reduce carbon emissions and generate a third of its energy from renewable sources by 2020. SRE, alongside valued client, D.E. Shaw, held a ribbon cutting ceremony at the plant’s North Branch site on Wednesday, October 19.

Thank you and congratulations to the entire North Star team on another project well done!

Visit the links listed to see more coverage of the North Star Solar ribbon cutting ceremony and check out photos from the event below.

Massive new solar plot marks big changes in rural Minnesota – Minnesota Public News 

Minnesota’s largest solar farm about to open; here’s what it looks like from the air – Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal 

Construction Wraps Up On Midwest Solar Giant – Solar Industry