Arlington, Virginia, United States
Founded in 1981, US-based AES Corp counts as one of the world‘s leading power companies. Headquartered in Arlington County in Virginia, it owns and operates power plants. In turn, the company uses them to generate and sell electricity to industrial as well as individual customers. AES focuses on diverse technologies that range from solar, wind and energy storage to hydropower as well as hybrid solutions.
US-based power company AES Corp purchased the 2GW Bellefield scheme from developer Avantus. Located in Kern County, California, it is the largest permitted solar-plus-storage project in the United States. The late-stage development project has two phases: Each development phase includes 500MW of solar and about 500MW of storage. The first phase is expected to become operational in 2025 and the second in 2026.
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