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Duke Energy Sustainable Solutions acquires 100MW Wildflower Solar project in Mississippi

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Duke Energy Sustainable Solutions is expanding its solar energy portfolio with the acquisition of the 100-megawatt Wildflower Solar project from Clearway Energy Group.

The site, which is expected to begin full construction in late 2022 and achieve commercial operation in late 2023, is located in DeSoto County, Miss. It will be the first Mississippi-based renewable-energy project for Duke Energy Sustainable Solutions.

Toyota North America has signed a 15-year virtual power purchase agreement for up to 80 megawatts of the solar energy produced by the project. Wildflower Solar, which is located near Toyota’s manufacturing facility in Mississippi, will help the automotive manufacturer replace the high-emission electricity used in its operations with zero emissions renewable electricity on the grid. The move represents another major step towards Toyota’s goal of achieving carbon neutrality in its operations by 2035.

“We’re excited to continue to expand our co

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