BHE Renewables
4,647* Megawatt Capacity
400 Employees

Generating Clean Energy Solutions

BHE Renewables encompasses BHE Solar, BHE Wind, BHE Geothermal, BHE Hydro as well as renewable project development and commercial management. BHE Renewables owns solar, wind, geothermal and hydroelectric projects that produce energy for both the wholesale market and for customers under long-term power agreements.

By working to produce usable energy from noncarbon resources, these businesses offer energy alternatives and help to reduce the environmental impacts of energy creation. This gives Berkshire Hathaway Energy a cleaner, more diverse generation portfolio that's better able to meet the varying needs of our customers.

For additional business information, view our fact sheet.

BHE Renewables Service Area
Renewable Energy

BHE Renewables Solar Star projects displace approximately 570,000 metric tons of CO2 per year – the equivalent of taking approximately 108,000 cars off the road annually.

Environmental Respect

By being good stewards of the environment, BHE Renewables also is able to create local jobs and spur the capital investment that sustains communities.

A Vision for the Future

BHE Renewables is committed to developing solar, wind, hydro and geothermal projects that deliver safe, reliable and cost-effective energy.

Solar Energy


1,536 megawatt capacity*

BHE Solar is an industry leader in solar energy generation and continues to develop its portfolio with noncarbon resources.

Wind Energy


1,665 megawatt capacity

BHE Wind operates seven unregulated wind-powered generation projects.

Geothermal Energy


345 megawatt capacity

BHE Geothermal owns 10 geothermal facilities in California’s Imperial Valley.

Hydro Energy


138 megawatt capacity

BHE Hydro has the capacity to produce 138 megawatts of electricity; 10 megawatts are produced through the Wailuku hydroelectric facility in Hawaii, and 128 megawatts are produced through the Casecnan project located in the Philippines.

Powering Progress

Powering Progress

Through a build-operate-transfer arrangement with the Philippine government, BHE Renewables operates and maintains a power plant on the Philippine island of Luzon. The 150-megawatt Casecnan Multipurpose Irrigation and Power Project is a combined hydro and irrigation facility that diverts water from the Casecnan and Taan rivers through a 16-mile-long tunnel to a generating plant. BHE Renewables owns an 85 percent interest in the project.

Topaz Solar Farms

Topaz Solar Farms is a 550-megawatt solar power plant in San Luis Obispo County, California. The project declared commercial operations in October 2014. It’s among the world’s largest completed solar farms and uses more than 8 million photovoltaic panels.

*As of December 31, 2018.