Solar facility planned for Bickleton
December 26, 2018
A company called Avangrid Renewables, LLC, headquartered in Portland, Oregon, is planning a large solar energy facility near Bickleton.
The company has more than $10 billion of operating assets totaling more than 6,000 megawatts of owned and controlled wind and solar generation in more than 20 states. It operates Klondike II and III wind farms in Sherman County and the Big Horn wind farm near Bickleton, among many others. In turn, it is a subsidiary of Iberdrola S.A. which employs more than 28,000 people in nearly 40 countries.
Avangrid has formed two subsidiaries to set up new solar projects in Klickitat and Wasco Counties. Aurora Solar, LLC is planning a 150-megawatt solar facility on 1...