San Antonio's CPS Energy inks deal for 300 megawatts of solar power

The move comes as the utility faces mounting pressure to phase out its J.K. Spruce coal plant, Bexar County's largest pollution source.

By Sanford Nowlin

CPS Energy will add 300 megawatts of solar power to its energy portfolio through a contract with Consolidated Edison Development Inc., officials said Tuesday. The deal is the first struck under CPS Energy's FlexPOWER Bundle initiative, which looks to bring 900 megawatts of solar online to replace older and dirtier power plants...

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