Another big solar-plus-storage project proposed for Nevada data center FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailPrint分享S&P Global Market Intelligence ($):Billed as the “world’s largest, most advanced data center campus,” Switch Inc.’s Citadel complex near Reno, Nev., could be powered by a large-scale solar-plus-storage project, according to a recent proposal to the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada.Citadel Solar LLC, a project development affiliate of CD Clean Energy and Infrastructure VII JV LLC, a fund managed by private equity firm Capital Dynamics Inc., on Jan. 18 filed an application to construct the 250-MW solar photovoltaic project along with a 60-MW/240-MWh battery storage system, new transmission capacity and other infrastructure on roughly 2,188 acres of private land near the Tahoe Reno Industrial Center in Storey County, Nev.The center also houses a lithium-ion battery factory owned by Tesla Inc. and Panasonic Corp., plus another new data center under development by Google LLC. In December, Google proposed an agreement with NV Energy Inc. to purchase 350 MW of solar and up to 280 MW of battery storage to power a new data center near Las Vegas.Switch, which is among several major companies that have left NV Energy, a Berkshire Hathaway Energy utility, for alternative power suppliers, is working with Capital Dynamics on 1,000 MW of solar projects in Nevada.The first phase of the Citadel Solar project, if approved, will include 100 MW of solar and 60 MW of energy storage located at a nearby Switch-owned substation. A second phase would add another 150 MW of solar. Construction is scheduled to start in 2020 and finish in 2021.[Garrett Hering]More ($): Another big solar-plus-storage facility proposed in Nevada
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