TORONTO, 5 December 2023 – BW Solar has today announced the sale of two Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) projects with a combined capacity of 525 MW AC to Spearmint Energy, a next-generation renewable energy company enabling the clean energy revolution through battery energy storage.
The projects sold include a 125 MW project and a 400 MW project, located in Indiana and part of the Midcontinent ISO (MISO) Regional Transmission Organization (RTO). Spearmint Energy has named the projects Green Eagle BESS and Pumpkinvine BESS, respectively, and will continue their development. Both projects have an anticipated commercial operation date in 2027.
“BW Solar is committed to the energy transition by originating and cultivating high-quality renewable energy project sites for market acquisition, and this transaction is testament to our execution expertise. We are pleased to work with Spearmint Energy to ensure a seamless transaction process for the acquisition and look forward to seeing the projects come to fruition” said Tai Nguyen, CEO, BW Solar.
“We are pleased to acquire these BESS projects from BW Solar, whose experience bringing utility-scale storage projects to market enabled us to engage in a seamless transaction process. The addition of these projects not only adds important diversification to our portfolio, but also represent Spearmint’s first projects in Indiana and further expand our presence in MISO with advanced queue positions” said Peter Rood, Chief Development Officer of Spearmint Energy.
For more information, please contact:
Director, Strategic Finance, BW Solar
Phone: +1-226-753-2838 | Email: [email protected]
About BW Solar
BW Solar is an institutionally-backed developer of community solar, distributed generation, small utility solar, large utility solar, and utility-scale storage assets. The Company has quickly grown to become a profitable developer with a diversified 3.1 GWDC pipeline across 16 states in North America. The Company leverages capital efficiency, maximum value creation and low overhead to meet ambitious growth targets. BW Solar is comprised of a team of industry veterans with 100+ years of combined industry experience across greenfield origination, project execution, engineering, finance, M&A and legal that incorporates best practices from leading organizations. Please visit: https://www.bwsolar.com
About Spearmint Energy
Spearmint is a next generation renewable energy company enabling the clean energy revolution through battery energy storage. The Spearmint platform is comprised of three distinct strategies, including battery and solar project development, energy storage offtake, and renewables power trading. For more information, please visit: https://www.spearmintenergy.com/