Station Energy Reliability Center Certified as Data Adequate by the California Energy Commission
March 8, 2017 – Sacramento, Ca – The California Energy Commission certified W Power’s Stanton Energy Reliability Center as Data Adequate by a 5-0 vote. Data Adequacy certifies W Power’s application as complete and certifies that it meets all of the requirements listed in Title 20, section 1704, and Division 2, Chapter 5, Appendix B of the California Code of Regulations. The commission also assigned the Siting Committee, which consists of two commissioners, a Presiding Member and an Associate Member. Commissioner Janea Scott has been assigned at the Presiding Member and Commissioner Karen Douglass has been assigned as the Associate Member. “W Power is delighted to have achieved this milestone. We look forward to working closely with the California Energy Commission, interested parties and stakeholders to bring this state-of-the-art reliability solution on line as soon as possible,” said Kara Miles, President of W Power. A Public Informational Hearing and Site Visit is being scheduled for April 17th in the City of Stanton. W Power is a California certified woman-and-minority owned business enterprise (“WMBE”) focused on doing business in California’s energy industry. W Power develops, builds, owns and operates community energy reliability centers (CERC).
More information about the Stanton Energy Reliability Center project and the CEC’s siting process can be found at: http://www.energy.ca.gov/sitingcases/stanton/
W Power Recognized for its Corporate Leadership and Community Contributions
January 26, 2017 – Stanton, CA – W Power was recognized today by the City of Stanton, CA for its public-private partnership with the City where W Power provided enhancement in tree landscaping in Stanton’s award winning Stanton Central Park. The W Power partnership with the City also provides maintenance for the park for decades. The Award was presented at a City Business Appreciation Luncheon by Stanton Mayor Carol Warren and U.S. Congressman Alan Lowenthal.
Kara Miles, President of W Power was quoted as follows: “W Power is honored to receive this award and very pleased to be able to enhance the quality of life for the City of Stanton’s residents. Through on-going and open dialogue with the city, W Power will continue to find ways to benefit our public partners. W Power prides itself on being a good corporate citizen and bettering the communities in which we do business”. W Power is a California certified woman-and-minority owned business enterprise (“WMBE”) focused on doing business in California’s energy industry. W Power develops, builds, owns and operates community energy reliability centers (CERC).
Stanton Energy Reliability Center, LLC files Application for Certification (AFC) with the California Energy Commission on October 26, 2016.
The AFC can be viewed at: www.energy.ca.gov/sitingcases/Stanton
Stanton Energy Reliability Center Announces Sponsorship of Stanton Central Park
Stanton Energy Reliability Center has committed to sponsoring Stanton Central Park by supplying financing for trees and landscaping, as well as supporting the ongoing park maintenance and improvements. The park grand opening is June 25, 2016.
Stanton Energy Reliability Center Announces Scholarship Program for Stanton High School Students
Stanton Energy Reliability Center, a community energy reliability center, has announced a new scholarship program for Stanton community high schools. Applicants must be graduating from high school in 2016 and pursuing secondary education in the areas of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).
W Power Completes Sale of the Nicolis, LLC and Tropico, LLC Solar Projects to Coronal Tulare, LLC, and An Entity of the Panasonic-Coronal Group Strategic Partnership.
December 30, 2015
Sacramento, CA – W Power, a California based owner and operator of power generation facilities announced today the closing of the sale of two solar generating facilities located in Tulare, CA. The Nicolis facility, with a rating of 20 mw’s and the Tropico facility with a rating of 14 mw’s were both sold to Coronal Tulare, LLC, a Panasonic-Coronal Group entity. While the terms of the purchase and sale remain confidential, both parties will gain significant benefits from the transaction. “We are very pleased with this deal. It underscores the value being created in our development pipeline and creates liquidity to focus on some of the more strategic and mature developments in our portfolio”, said Kara Miles, President of W Power. W Power is a California certified woman-and-minority owned business enterprise (“WMBE”) focused on doing business in California’s energy industry. W Power develops, builds, owns and operates community energy reliability centers (CERC).
W Power scores two solar power purchase agreements with SCE
W Power entered into two 20-year solar photovoltaic power purchase agreements for the Nicolis 20 MWac and Tropico 14 MWac projects to be located near the town of Ducor, in Tulare County, CA. The projects are expected to reach commercial operations in 2016. W Power has an additional 136 MW of solar photovoltaic projects under late stage development, also located in Tulare County and Fresno County.
Delano Energy Center Awards Scholarships to College-Bound Seniors
Delano Energy Center, a community energy reliability center, has announced the recipients of its 1st annual college scholarship program. Students are selected who are majoring in science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) studies; exhibit personal or community leadership; demonstrate financial need; and plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two-year or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school. Read more
Firm Scores First Power Purchase Agreement with SCE