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Avangrid Installs First Solar Panels at Ohio’s Powell Creek Project – Company Announces



Powell’s Creek will be a solar farm with a capacity of 202 MWdc Putnam County, Ohio


Project to generate enough energy to power 30,000 homes per year


MILLER CITY, OHIO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–July 10, 2024–
Avant-GridInc. (NYSE: AGR), a leading sustainable energy company and member Iberdrola Groupannounced that it had recently installed a “Golden Row” in its Powell’s Creek solar project in Putnam County, Ohio Near Miller’s City. The Golden Government represents the first row of solar panels upon which the rest of the structure will be built. The Golden Government in place of, Avant-Grid continued work on site and has installed over 1,000 panels to date.

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The first panels installed in AvangridPowell’s Creek solar project in ohio. (Photo: Business Wire)

“I am excited to see this work in our Powell’s Creek The solar project is off to a great start. It’s a milestone worth celebrating because it will set the tone for the rest of our construction work,” he said Pedro Azagra, Avant-Grid CEO: “Powell Creek is another great example Avant-Grid by implementing its renewable energy development plan, helping the country achieve its ambitious clean energy goals and accelerating the clean energy transition.”


Powell’s Creek is located on land leased directly from landowners. It will eventually have around 300,000 solar panels generating enough energy to power at least 30,000 homes a year. The project is supporting up to 400 jobs during construction, most of which are filled by people living in the region.


Avant-Grid is expecting Powell’s Creek the project will directly support the community through property taxes and payments to landowners. The nearby city Miller’s City also annexed the project area, which enabled him to obtain revenues that will support the construction of a new sewer line. Most importantly, it will enable Miller’s City begin to grow through the addition of new homes and development. Growth has historically been limited because homes, businesses and schools in the village are currently connected to individual sewer systems.

“We’ve been trying to do this for a long time,” he said. Miller’s City Mayor Jim Erford. “WITH Powell’s CreekWe anticipate that our tax base will increase tenfold and our city will grow for the first time in many years. We are excited to bring new investment, new families and new energy to the community we love so much.”

Construction in Powell’s Creek started at the end of last year. This is Avangrid’s second renewable energy project in ohio. Avant-Grid he built Blue stream a 304 MW wind farm in 2012 that generates enough electricity to power around 76,000 homes a year.


ABOUT Avant-Grid:
Avangrid, Inc. (NYSE: AGR) aims to be a leading renewable energy company United States. Headquarters in Orange, CT from about 45 billion dollars in assets and operations in 24 US states, Avant-Grid has two main business lines: networks and renewable energy. Through its network activities, Avant-Grid owns and operates eight electricity and gas companies, serving over 3.3 million customers New York AND New EnglandThrough its activities in the field of renewable energy sources, Avant-Grid owns and operates a portfolio of renewable energy generation facilities in United States. Avant-Grid employs about 8,000 people and has been appreciated by ONLY Capital as one of the JUST 100 companies – a ranking of America’s best corporate citizens – in 2024 for the fourth time in a row. In 2024 Avant-Grid ranks first among public utilities and 12th overall. The company supports the UN Sustainable Development Goals and was named one of the world’s most ethical companies for the sixth time in a row in 2024. Ethisphere Institute. Avant-Grid is a member of a group of companies controlled by Iberdrola, South Africa For more information, visit www.avangrid.com.



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Source: AVANGRID, Inc.