Madrid, April 27 (EFE). – Repsol has started electricity production at Jicarilla 2, the first photovoltaic plant in the United States, located in New Mexico, which has a total capacity of 62.5 MW. So it will be able to supply electricity to 16,000 homes.
The installation will prevent the emission of approximately 50,000 tons of carbon dioxide (CO2) annually, according to a press release from the Spanish company, which is developing another photovoltaic project at the same location, with an installed capacity of 62.5 megawatts. Megawatts of storage through batteries.
The electricity generated from Jicarilla 2 will be marketed by PNM, New Mexico’s largest electricity provider, and will allow the Albuquerque local government to achieve 88% clean energy in its business, and only 12% of its goal of being 100% renewable. .
In addition, Repsol recently announced its intent to invest in a 600MW project in Texas, which will become the group’s largest solar facility to date, and is expected to become operational by the end of 2023.
The multinational company recently raised its installed capacity targets to 6 GW in 2025 and 20 GW in 2030.
It is planned that 2.1 GW will be operational in the US in 2025 and 7.8 GW will be reached in 2030.
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