“With cost receding as the primary objection to renewables, our nation can “get clean” without breaking the bank... In order to get maximum impact—think 70% or more of our power coming from renewables—we need to begin making big changes to the way we operate the electric grid to make it more renewables-friendly.”
In July 2013, NRG Energy, the largest independent U.S. electricity generator, announced commercial operation of two 20MW solar farms in California developed by Recurrent Energy. NRG acquired the projects in 2013. The two projects deliver electricity to the state’s two largest utilities.