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TVA Now Using Solar Energy At New Allen Gas Plant

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TVA Now Using Solar Energy At New Allen Gas Plant

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TVA Now Using Solar Energy At New Allen Gas Plant
http://chic.clipsyndicate.com/video/playlist/12489/7087138?cpt=8&wpid=2637 Wed, 13 Sep 2017 22:24:29 +0000 TVA Now Using Solar Energy At New Allen Gas Plant TVA Now Using Solar Energy At New Allen Gas Plant http://chic.clipsyndicate.com/video/playlist/12489/7087138?cpt=8&wpid=2637 WATN is getting closer to completing its allen natural gas plant in southwest shelby county. katina: but ... as local 24's chase arnold shows us ... it's not the only leap into clean and renewable energy ... t-v-a is unveiling. chase arnold/reporting: when t-v-a flipped the switch on a new one megawatt solar array in early august, officials knew that even a few cloudy days wouldn't slow down their goal of embracing cleaner, more renewable energy. scott brooks/tva public relations: "this produces enough power for about 120 average homes." the roughly thirty- one hundred solar panels are directly connected to the allen natural gas plant, which is still under construction. but the two are already working together after a big milestone just this past weekend. scott brooks/tva public relations: "it's what we call 'first fire', which means we actually turned the equipment on and produced power onto the grid for the first time. construction is about 85% complete." scott brooks/tva public relations: "these arrays produce power primarily to start with at the gas plant behind us that's under construction and then anything that's left over that they don't use goes out on the grid for consumers." this solar array is a small step in helping t-v-a find the right balance of energy production moving forward. scott brooks/tva public relations: "not only natural gas, but solar, nuclear, coal. everything is an important part of the mix. bringing cleaner generation like natural gas online is a big deal for us." with the solar array and natural gas plant set to replace the current allen fossil plant in 2018, t-v-a knows the environment impact will be significant based on past successes. scott brooks/tva public relations: "places like knoxville that used to have issues with attainment of air quality, they're now for the first time in a long time consistently within attainment of the air emissions." chase arnold, local 24 news. katina: john




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