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In March 2020, Lightsource bp announced that we had successfully closed on a $250 million financing package for our Impact Solar project located in Lamar County, Texas, 120 miles northeast of Dallas. The senior debt facility for the project was provided by HSBC Bank USA, N.A. (HSBC) and National Westminster Bank PLC (NatWest). Tax equity financing was secured from Bank of America.

The majority of the energy generated by the 260 MW project will be traded through a long-term agreement with bp.

  • 260MWᴅᴄ
    /198MWᴀᴄ capacity
  • 318,000
    metric tons of CO2 saved per year
  • 68,700
    fuel-burning cars taken off road (equivalent)

Construction of the project is underway, with commercial operation expected by the end of 2020. Construction is being undertaken by Swinerton Renewable Energy, who is building commercial facilities and renewable energy projects across the US and has a long and successful track record of building projects in Texas.


Image below is of 260MW Impact Solar project in Texas currently under construction

  • 41,000
    Alabama homes powered per year
  • 300
    local construction jobs created

Information & Resources

We’ve put together a collection of resources for anyone who’d like to know more about our Impact Solar Project:

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We’re incredibly proud of this solar project, and the opportunities it will offer bp, Lightsource bp, and the local communities. Find out more about the impacts this project will have below:



We’ve received lots of interest in our Impact Solar Project, so we’ve put together a list of the most commonly asked questions, and their answers.


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