Utilities seek to buy $446 million solar and battery project in Walworth County

solar arrayFrom the Journal Times,  March 16, 2021.

Three of Wisconsin’s largest utilities plan to spend $446 million on a second large-scale solar farm with battery storage.

Madison Gas and Electric and the WEC Energy Group filed a request Tuesday to buy a Walworth County solar farm that would generate enough electricity for about 75,000 homes and include a battery that could discharge up to 75 megawatts for four hours.

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