Sunpin, a leading California-based solar developer, has been selected as an awardee of a 20-year power purchase agreement (PPA) issued by Massachusetts’ SMART (Solar Massachusetts’ Renewable Target) program. A 20-year feed-in-tariff incentive contract has been awarded byWMECO (Western Massachusetts Electric) to Sunpin’s Blandford project. Whenit is completed, the Blandford project, sited in Western Massachusetts, will be5MW ac. This is one of the largest that the SMART program has selected to date– Sunpin’s proposal having met the stringent requirements of the program’srequirements. It is also the largest solar project in WMECO territory.
“We’re very pleased to have been awarded the Feed-In-Tariff incentive byMassachusetts’ SMART program,” said Sunpin President Tom Li. “Sunpin begandeveloping Massachusetts solar projects six years ago. Our plan is to continue tofocus our efforts on solar development in Massachusetts, as well as the rest of theU.S., over the next few years. Ultimately, by 2021, we aim to develop a portfolioof a gigawatt’s worth of solar projects in the U.S.; a significant portion of them willbe located in Massachusetts.”
In total, Sunpin has over 100MW of solar installations under development inMassachusetts. Sunpin will submit these projects in the next round ofMassachusetts’ SMART incentives when they become available. Additionally, Sunpin is currently building a 96MW solar project in Southern California, which isexpected to be in commercial operation by May 2018.
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