Luminate was pleased to serve as independent engineer in support of D. E. Shaw Renewable Investments, LLC’s financing of two solar facilities with a combined 70-MW of power. Located in Louisiana, the facilities consist of the 50-MW Iris Solar Project in Washington Parish and the 20-MW St. James Solar Project in St. James Parish. The projects have entered into a 20-year power purchase agreement with Entergy New Orleans and will begin to provide renewable energy to thousands of customers by mid-2021. For more information, please see DESRI’s article with PR Newswire.