Dolores Canyon Solar has Project Developer

Tri-State Generation and Transmission, the power supplier to 18 of Colorado’s 22 electric co-ops, recently announced that it contracted with juwi Solar, Inc., for the Dolores Canyon solar energy project in southwest Colorado.

The 110-megawatt site in Empire Electric Association’s service territory is set to come online in the fourth quarter of 2023 and will meet the electricity needs of 32,000 households.

This site will contribute to Tri-State’s Responsible Energy Plan with a cleaner energy portfolio and support Tri-State’s goal of providing reliable service with stable wholesale rates. The power supplier is adding 1 gigawatt of additional utility-scale renewable wind and solar by 2024.