Solar PV capacity accounted for 11.0% of total power plant installations globally in 2021, according to GlobalData, with total recorded solar PV capacity of 894GW. This is expected to contribute 26.1% by the end of 2030 with capacity of installations aggregating up to 3,206GW. Of the total global solar PV capacity, 13.47% is in the US. Listed below are the five largest active solar PV power plants by capacity in the US, according to GlobalData’s power plants database. GlobalData uses proprietary data and analytics to provide a complete picture of the global solar PV power segment. Buy the latest solar PV plant profiles here.
1. Spotsylvania Solar PV Park
The Spotsylvania Solar PV Park is a 617.90MW solar PV power project located in Virginia, the US. Post completion of construction, the project was commissioned in 2020. The project was developed by Sustainable Power Group. Alberta Investment Management; AES own the project. Buy the profile here.
2. MidAmerican Solar Star PV Park
The 579MW MidAmerican Solar Star PV Park solar PV power project is located in California, the US. SunPower has developed the project. It was commissioned in 2013. The project is owned by BHE Renewables. Buy the profile here.
3. Copper Mountain Solar Park
The Copper Mountain Solar Park is a 557MW solar PV project. Consolidated Edison Development owns the project. It was commissioned in 2010. The project was developed by Sempra U.S. Gas & Power. It is located in Nevada, the US. Buy the profile here.
4. Topaz Solar Farm
The Topaz Solar Farm solar PV project with a capacity of 550MW came online in 2014. The project was developed by First Solar. BHE Renewables have the equity stakes in the project. It is located in California, the US. Buy the profile here.
5. Enel Roadrunner Solar PV Park
The Enel Roadrunner Solar PV Park has been operating since 2019. The 497MW solar PV project is located in Texas, the US. The project has been developed by Enel Green Power North America. Enel Green Power North America have the equity stakes in this project. Buy the profile here.
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