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Austin celebrates largest community solar farm in the ERCOT region. via @SolarIndustry

Austin celebrates largest community solar farm in the ERCOT region. via @SolarIndustry

Installation of La Loma Community Solar Farm Austin Energy, the electric utility of the city of Austin, Texas, recently began receiving solar energy from its La Loma Community Solar Farm in east Austin. According to the utility, the project is the largest community solar farm in the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) region. Austin Energy celebrated the grand opening of La Loma at a “Community Solabration” on Saturday, March 24. Attendees toured the solar farm, helped plant sunflowers, enjoyed free food and giveaways, visited with city departments and other agencies, and participated in kids’ activities such as face painting and solar car races. Just northeast of Springdale Rd. and Airport Bd. and adjacent to the utility’s Kingsbery substation, La Loma boasts more than 9,000 panels. The 2.6 MW project is expected to produce at least 4,400 MWh of electric power p...

Full article: https://solarindustrymag.com/austin-energy-celebrates-2-6...

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