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November 30, 2021

Castle Gap Solar PV Park, US

By Carmen

Castle Gap Solar PV Park is a 179MW solar PV power project. It is located in Texas, the US. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 2017.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Solar PV 179 179 Active Texas, the US SunEdison

Description

The project was developed by SunEdison and is currently owned by Upco Power 1.

Castle Gap Solar PV Park is a ground-mounted solar project.

The Castle Gap Solar PV Park (Castle Gap Solar PV Park-1) consists of 485,000 modules.

Development Status

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The project got commissioned in 2017.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the Castle Gap Solar PV Park (Castle Gap Solar PV Park-1) is sold to Luminant Holding under a power purchase agreement with a contracted capacity is 116MW.

Contractors Involved

The inverters were procured from Toshiba Mitsubishi-Electric Industrial Systems for the project.

About SunEdison

SunEdison, Inc. (SunEdison) is a solar energy company that develops and sells photovoltaic energy solutions, and owns and operates clean power generation assets. The company also develops, manufactures and sells silicon wafer for the semiconductor industry. It also offers solar energy services to its clients that integrate the design, financing, installation, monitoring, operations and maintenance functions of the downstream solar market. SunEdison serves commercial customers including national retail chains and real estate property management firms; federal, state and municipal governments; utilities; and customers from the semiconductor industry. The company, together with its subsidiaries, manufacturing facilities and representative offices, operates in the US, Canada, Europe, Asia, Latin America, and Middle East and North Africa (MENA). SunEdison is headquartered in Maryland Heights, Missouri, the US.

The company and some of its domestic and international subsidiaries have filed for reorganization under chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code in April 2016.

Methodology

All power projects included in this report are drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center. The information regarding the project parameters is sourced through secondary information sources such as electric utilities, equipment manufacturers, developers, project proponent’s – news, deals and financial reporting, regulatory body, associations, government planning reports and publications. Wherever needed the information is further validated through primary from various stakeholders across the power value chain and professionals from leading players within the power sector.

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