Webinar—Building the world’s largest solar and BESS facility: Key takeaways

March 20, 2024, 1 to 2 p.m. ET

Webinar presented by Solas Energy Consulting 

CanREA was pleased to host a special industry webinar, in which Paula McGarrigle (President and CEO, Canada, at Solas Energy Consulting – Canada), Evelyn Carpenter (President and CEO, Canada, at Solas Energy Consulting – US), and Chris Podbregar, MRICS (Vice President, Solar PV & BESS, Terra-Gen, LLC) presented key takeaways from building the world’s largest integrated solar PV and battery energy storage facility.

The presentation included:

  • Critical insights into this cutting-edge facility’s construction, operation, and management, drawing on various technological, economic, and environmental factors.
  • The challenges of the project and the innovative solutions developed along the way.
  • Valuable insights for other energy storage and solar initiatives aiming to drive innovation and advance the energy storage and solar technology field, contributing to a more sustainable energy future.

A recording of this webinar is available on CanREA’s member-only website.



Paula McGarrigle
President and CEO, Canada
Solas Energy Consulting

Paula McGarrigle is co-founder of Solas Energy and President and CEO of Solas Energy Canada. A respected professional with 20+ years of experience in the renewable energy sector, Paula has participated in many industry-shaping projects as well as numerous policy initiatives by governments and industry associations. She enjoys the challenge of the rapidly growing renewable energy industry as it incorporates new technologies, develops new markets, and responds to evolving regulatory regimes as part of the clean energy transition.