OG&E and SunPower Announce 10MW Solar Plant in Oklahoma
OGE Energy Corp. and SunPower Corp. announced the two companies have signed a contract to build a 10MW (AC) solar photovoltaic power plant in Covington, Okla. Construction on the plant is anticipated to commence next month.
"The Covington project is a continuation of our successful pilot initiative, which launched with 2.5MW solar facility in Mustang, Oklahoma, in 2015," said OG&E Chief Operating Officer Keith Mitchell.
"At the 80-acre site, SunPower Oasis Power Plant technology and SunPower P-Series solar panels will optimize the cost-competitive solar power generated for OG&E customers," said Tom Werner, SunPower president and CEO. "We commend OG&E for its commitment to including solar in its energy mix, and for selecting high performance SunPower technology to ensure reliable, long-term return on investment."