Candela Partner Naturgy Breaks Ground on 7V Solar Project

Candela Renewables today, in partnership with Naturgy Energy Group, announced they have broken ground on their first utility-scale solar project in Fayette County, Texas. This not only represents the start of construction for Candela’s first project, but also signals Naturgy’s first U.S.-based project since partnering with Candela in early 2021 as well as their largest solar project in the world to date.

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About Candela Renewables

Founded in 2018 by former First Solar executives, Candela Renewables has one of the most accomplished teams developing utility-scale solar and storage projects in the United States. Candela is active in markets across the U.S., including CAISO, WECC, ERCOT, PJM, NYISO, the Southeast & MISO.

In 2021, Candela entered into a partnership with Naturgy Energy Group. Candela and Naturgy formed a new joint entity that owns Candela’s development pipeline. The companies also executed a five-year Development Services Agreement for the U.S. market.

Candela has in-house expertise across all stages of the development lifecycle and can efficiently bring projects to either NTP or COD through their focused, proven and differentiated development strategy.

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