Mississippi utility Cooperative Energy and Origis Energy USA announced Tuesday that they have started construction on a 52MW PV power plant, which will provide renewable energy to the utility’s 423,000 members across Mississippi.
Origis Energy will develop, install and operate the project, while Cooperative Energy will purchase all power generated at the site.
The 218-hectare site is located near Sumrall in Lamar County. The project will be comprised of 206,892 PV panels once completed in December 2017. During the construction phase of the installation, it will create approximately 400 jobs.
During the construction phase of the installation, it will create approximately 400 jobs.