Hecate Energy signed an agreement with Google whereby Google will purchase 250 MWac of clean, renewable electricity from 500 MWac of new Hecate Energy solar facilities in Texas. As part of the agreement, Hecate will develop and operate new solar power in Texas.
Google recently made its largest ever purchase of renewable energy, totaling more than $2 billion in new energy infrastructure produced by solar panels and wind turbines located around the world.
Neha Palmer, Director of Operations, Google said, “The announcement will add new renewable energy to the grids where we consume it, creating new construction jobs and making clean power accessible to nearby communities.”
Hecate expects that it will create new jobs in the community, boosting the local economy as a result of its estimated $275,000,000
“The new, renewable energy produced by Hecate solar power will help to combat climate change, enhance environmental quality and contribute to the economic vitality of the region,” said Chris Bullinger, President and CEO of Hecate Energy.