1. PacifiCorp Readies Multi-Gigawatt Solicitation for Wind, Solar-plus-Storage Projects

    PacifiCorp Readies Multi-Gigawatt Solicitation for Wind, Solar-plus-Storage Projects

    Utility group PacifiCorp is about to open a gusher of opportunity for wind, solar and energy storage developers in the Pacific Northwest and Rocky Mountain regions. Last year PacifiCorp finalized a landmark integrated resource plan (IRP) that for the first time envisions it relying on large amounts of wind farms and solar backed by energy storage to meet its long-range energy needs. Now the utility, part of Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway conglomerate, is preparing a solicitation for projects to meet that plan’s needs through 2024, taking a concrete step toward its vision.

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