Anson 1 solar project in Texas

Anson Project


Anson Solar is sited in a rural area where large-scale energy projects bring needed economic development, including short- and long-term employment as well as tax benefits to the local community. Located in central Texas, the project site is primarily agricultural in nature. The Anson Solar Project began construction in November 2019.

  • Location: Jones County, Texas
  • Status: Operational
  • Project MW: 200 MW
  • Transmission: ERCOT
  • Project Area: 2,200+ acres
  • Customer: Microsoft

Project Details


  • Over 2,200 acres of land under long-term lease, including all planned solar panels, collection lines, and access roads


  • Generator Interconnection Agreement executed in June 2019
  • 345 kV Interconnection at Lone Star Transmission’s Phantom Hill Switching Station
Anson Project Details
Anson Project Environment Permitting

Environment and Permitting


  • Critical Issues Assessment complete
  • No significant biological constraints identified
  • No incidental take or eagle take permits required


  • All discretionary permits were acquired
  • Ministerial permits for construction/operation were obtained