Westbridge Renewable to hike capacity of Sunnynook Project

Westbridge Renewable Energy capacity

Westbridge Renewable Energy will enhance the capacity of the Sunnynook Project in Alberta, Canada to 330MWp from 236MWp.

The Sunnynook Solar PV capacity expansion + BESS power plant enables the project to deliver carbon-free electricity from 44,000 to 62,000 households.

The Sunnynook Project has advanced to Stage 3 of the Alberta Electric System Operator (AESO) interconnection process. Westbridge has received the Referral Letter from Alberta Environment and Parks (AEP), and is working to submit the application for construction and operation of the Solar PV + BESS plant to Alberta Utility Commission (AUC) within Q1 2023.

Westbridge Renewable capacity pipeline now totals 1,379 MWp Solar PV and 553 MW / 1,106 MW BESS.

The Georgetown, Sunnynook, Dolcy and Eastervale assets compose Westbridge Renewable’s Canadian solar portfolio, located in southern and central Alberta, with a total Solar PV capacity of 1,158 MWp and BESS of 500 MW / 1 GWh. The company is progressing on the development of the projects and expects them to be shovel-ready by 2023, 2024 and 2025, respectively.

Accalia Point is the company’s U.S. market project and consists of a solar PV development with a capacity of 221 MWp, located in Cameron County, Texas.

In the United Kingdom, Westbridge Renewable is developing one standalone battery energy storage system project with a capacity of 53 MW/106 MWh.