Sand Fork Solar™ project in Texas

Long Draw Solar Project


In June 2019, ENGIE entered into a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with Target Corporation for 89 MW of capacity from the Sand Fork Solar™ Project. This Texas solar project came online in Q1 2021. In addition to providing clean, renewable energy, the project will have a positive economic impact in the local area, namely through local construction jobs and purchases of local goods and services.

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

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
Long Draw Solar Project - Solar Panels
Long Draw Solar Project - Solar Panels

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