EDF Renewables Constructs Ameren Missouri’s Largest Solar Installation

Ameren Corp. subsidiary Ameren Missouri is buying the corporate’s largest photo voltaic facility, a 200 MW photo voltaic set up in central Missouri that’s anticipated to create greater than 250 development jobs.

The ability will likely be acquired pursuant to a build-transfer settlement with EDF Renewables North America. Referred to as the Huck Finn Photo voltaic Undertaking, it is going to be constructed on the border of Missouri’s Audrain and Ralls Counties. With well timed regulatory approvals, the mission might start producing clear vitality as quickly as 2024.

“Creating Huck Finn is sweet for all of our clients as a result of it offers clear electrical energy, creates financial alternative and injects tens of millions of {dollars} into the group over the lifetime of the mission, which can have widespread extra advantages,” says Mark Birk, chairman and president of Ameren Missouri.

“EDF Renewables is happy to accomplice once more with Ameren to assist them execute on the transition to cleaner types of era,” mentions Eric Spigelman, director of origination and energy advertising and marketing at EDF Renewables. “Ameren shares in our mission to ship reasonably priced, clear, dependable vitality whereas on the similar time rising the economic system.”

Huck Finn is designed to generate greater than 25 occasions the quantity of vitality of Missouri’s largest current photo voltaic facility. It’s the newest mission to be a part of Ameren Missouri’s deliberate addition of two,800 MW in new, clear renewable era by 2030 and the ninth photo voltaic facility that the corporate has introduced or put in service since 2019. Collectively, these 9 amenities symbolize greater than 360 MW of unpolluted vitality era capability.

“Our clients will profit from technological enhancements that make photo voltaic era an adaptable useful resource the place we will get extra vitality from beforehand unused places, together with parking tons and storage rooftops,” feedback Ajay Arora, chief renewable growth officer at Ameren Missouri. “Within the coming months, we anticipate taking extra steps to exhibit Ameren Missouri’s dedication to scrub vitality era.”