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Goose Prairie Solar

Goose Prairie Solar

Project background:

On January 19, 2021 EFSEC received an Application for Site Certification (ASC) from OER (OneEnergy Renewables) WA Solar 1, LLC (the Applicant) proposing the construction and operation of Goose Prairie Solar (GPS). The ASC proposes the construction of an 80 megawatt (MW) solar photovoltaic project with an option battery storage system located in Yakima County, Washington. According to the ASC the Applicant anticipates beginning commercial operation by the end of 2022.

The Facility will utilize solar photovoltaic (PV) panels to convert energy from the sun into electric power which is then delivered to the electric power grid. The optional battery energy storage system would not exceed the nominal 80 MW capacity of the facility. The optional battery storage system would store power generated by GPS and dispatch it to the electrical grid at a later time. The facility is currently designed to utilize lithium ion battery energy technology. However, pending commercial interest, GPS could be designed to utilize flow battery technology.

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Applicant:
OneEnergy Renewables
2003 Western Ave, Ste. 225
Seattle, WA 98121
Location:
Yakima