Dunns Bridge Solar project area of interest

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 DUNNS BRIDGE SOLAR PROJECT

700 Megawatts of Clean Energy in Jasper County, Indiana


 For decades, NextEra Energy Resources' subsidiaries have been helping fuel America’s economic growth and quality of life and moving our nation toward energy independence. To date, we operate solar projects in 27 states and Dunns Bridge Solar will be among our first utility scale solar projects in Indiana.

Features of the Dunns Bridge Solar Project:

  • Photovoltaic (PV) solar arrays capable of generating up to 700 megawatts (MW) of clean, renewable energy.
  • A 75 megawatt (MW), 4-hour battery energy storage system.
  • The project encompasses approximately 5,000 acres.
  • Construction will begin in August and the first phase of the project (265 MW solar) is scheduled to begin operations by the end of 2022. The second phase of the project (435 MW solar and 75 MW battery energy storage) is scheduled to begin operations by the end of 2023.

 

 

COMMUNITY BENEFITS

Bringing Economic Opportunities

 

Solar projects generate home-grown, renewable energy, while preserving clean air and water. They can also generate significant economic benefits for the communities that host them.

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Employment Opportunities

Dunns Bridge Solar Project will create local employment opportunities, including up to 300 jobs to construct the project

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County Tax Revenue

The project provides approximately $59 million* in additional revenue for Jasper County, money that can enhance local roads, schools and services

*Estimated over first 30 years of the project. All figures are estimated and subject to change.