Lakeside Solar Project
About the Project
The Lakeside Solar Project is projected to be up to a 200 megawatt (MW) solar development project located in Muskegon County, Michigan. Lakeside will span approximately 1,700 acres and will be connected to the Du Pont – Cobb Transmission Line.
Lakeside Solar is anticipated to positively impact the environment, as well as the local economy by producing tax revenue, jobs, and contributions through a charitable fund.
Lakeside Solar will provide energy and capacity for the transmission network and will connect to the electric grid at the Du Pont – Cobb Transmission Line. The project’s footprint will consist of approximately 1,700 acres signed under agreement and has ideal conditions for solar energy generation.
|Operational Capacity||Up to 200 MW|
|Location||White River Township, Michigan|
|Anticipated Commercial Operation Date||2025|
|Project Email||[email protected]|
Estimated Project Benefits
*Calculations based on the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) JEDI Model, EPA Greenhouse Gas Equivalencies calculator and current Michigan tax for solar facilities. Subject to change.
|Estimated Project Acreage||1,700 acres in Muskegon County|
|Estimated Local Economic Benefits||$74 million in local benefits like taxes and landowner payments over the 25-year life of the project|
|Estimated CO2 Emissions Avoided||213,850 metric tons of carbon dioxide emissions annually during operations – equivalent to removing an estimated 46,200 cars off of the road every year.|
|Charitable Fund||$800,000 over 20 years, or up to $40,000 annually|
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About National Grid Renewables
National Grid Renewables is a leading North American renewable energy company based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, with satellite offices located throughout multiple states in the regions where it develops, constructs, and operates renewable energy projects. As a farmer-friendly and community focused company, National Grid Renewables repowers America’s grid by reigniting local economies and reinvesting in a sustainable future. National Grid Renewables is part of the National Grid Ventures division of National Grid and has a portfolio of solar, wind, and energy storage projects located throughout the United States in various stages of development, construction and operation.