Solar Power Surge In the South: NextEra, Entergy Team Up for 4.5GW Of Renewable Energy

Zinger Key Points
  • NextEra Energy's subsidiary and Entergy Corporation announced a 5-year deal to develop up to 4.5 GW of solar and energy storage projects.
  • The joint agreement aims to provide low-cost renewable energy in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas.

Last Friday, NextEra Energy, Inc.‘s NEE subsidiary and Entergy Corporation ETR disclosed a five-year joint development deal to accelerate the development of up to 4.5 gigawatts (GW) of new solar generation and energy storage projects.

The agreement aims to facilitate the development and construction of new solar generation and energy storage projects.

Rod West, group president of utility operations for Entergy, stated, “We’re excited about this joint development agreement, which will enable Entergy to provide our customers with low-cost, renewable energy as demand grows across Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas.”

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Rebecca Kujawa, president and chief executive officer of NextEra Energy Resources, commented, “We believe the power sector is at an inflection point, and growing electricity demand will be met by low-cost, renewable generation and storage.”

Investors can gain exposure to ETR and NEE stock via Virtus Reaves Utilities ETF UTES.

Price Action: ETR shares are down 0.80% at $107.60 and NEE is up 1.31% at $76.38 at the last check Monday.

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