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Merit SI, KOMIPO team up for 150-MW solar farm in Texas

Solar park in US equipped with Soltec's SF Utility trackers: Author: Soltec

February 13 (Renewables Now) - US solar power plant developer Merit SI LLC and KOMIPO America Inc, a subsidiary of Korea Midland Power Co Ltd, on Wednesday said they will partner on the development and construction of a 150-MW solar project in Texas.

The Concho Valley solar park, located in Tom Green County, will use Merit SI's power plant controls platform, which enables renewable power facilities to increase revenue by providing reliability services to the electricity grid.

The company's system currently manages 500 MW of solar parks on the Electric Reliability Council of Texas grid.

The project is part of KOMIPO's long-term strategy of expanding in the US renewable energy market, Brian Jeon, vice president at KOMIPO America, noted.

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