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Elara ENERGY PROJECT

At nearly 176 MWp, the Elara Energy Project will be the second largest solar project built in ERCOT South Zone.

Working with retail electric provider, EDF Energy Services, Elara will provide its clients reliable energy to meet their commitment to achieve net-zero emissions. 

Project Details

  • Project

Elara

  • Location

Frio County, TX on ~1,700 acres

  • Projected Capacity

~176 MWp

  • Number of Modules

Approximately 600,000

  • Developer

7X Energy is the originating and sole developer. KOMIPO owns the project.

  • Energy Buyer

Morgan Stanley Renewables is the sole tax equity investor and EDF Energy Services for Baker Hughes has a 30MW PPA

  • Contract Term

Multi-year

  • Operational Timeline

Under Construction.  Operational (COD) Q4 2021

project benefits

  • Environmental

Elara will produce over ~338,223 MWh of renewable energy in its first year of operation. This equates1 to:

  • Carbon sequestered by almost 201,228 acres of forest in one year
  • Reduction in greenhouse gas emissions of almost 33,289 cars off the road for one year
  • Reduction in CO2 emissions of over 26,088 homes’ electricity use for one year
  • Economic
  • During construction the project will generate approximately 150 jobs during the peak of construction
  • Over the life of the facility, Elara will inject over 4 million dollars in property tax revenue into Frio County, approximately 16 million dollars into Pearsall ISD, and nearly 2 million dollars to the Frio Hospital District.

1 https://www.epa.gov/energy/greenhouse-gas-equivalencies-calculator (2019 eGrid ERCOT CO2 lbs/MWh emissions factor)

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