CHICAGO – Invenergy, a global developer and operator of green energy generation and storage, announced a 1,310-megawatt solar farm in northeastern Texas – the largest in the US upon completion.
The solar farm is currently under construction. The Samson Solar Energy Center, as it’s called, will support five major consumer brands and supply power to three Texas municipalities:
- AT&T: 500 MW
- Honda: 200 MW
- McDonald’s: 160 MW
- Google: 100 MW
- The Home Depot: 50 MW
- City of Bryan, TX: 150 MW
- City of Denton, TX: 75 MW
- City of Garland, TX: 25 MW
Located in Lamar, Red River, and Franklin counties, Samson Solar is a $1.6 billion capital investment and will support up to 600 jobs over the course of the 36-month construction period. Additionally, the project will bring more than $250 million in landowner payments and support local communities through nearly $200 million in property tax payments over the life of the project.
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