Desert Sunlight Solar PV Park I is a 300MW solar PV power project. It is located in California, the US. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in November 2013.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Solar PV||300||300||–||Active||California, the US||First Solar|
The project was developed by First Solar. NextEra Energy Resources, Clearway Energy and Sumitomo are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 50%, 25% and 25% respectively.
Desert Sunlight Solar PV Park I is a ground-mounted solar project which is spread over an area of 2,072 acres.
The project generates 649,100MWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 87,200 households.
The project got commissioned in November 2013.
Power Purchase Agreement
The power generated from the project is sold to Pacific Gas and Electric under a power purchase agreement for a period of 25 years from 2013. The contracted capacity is 300MW.
First Solar was selected as the supplier of the PV modules for the project. The company installed 4,854,545 modules at the site.
First Solar is the O&M contractor for the solar PV power project.
About First Solar
First Solar Inc (First Solar) is a provider of solar photovoltaic (PV) systems. It designs, manufactures and sells PV solar modules. The company produces solar systems using cadmium telluride technology. First Solar also offers solar PV power systems, and operations and maintenance services to system owners; and energy storage solutions and algorithms to design and simulate the optimal dispatch of a system. The company serves utilities, commercial and industrial companies, independent power producers, and other system owners in Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and North America. It has solar module manufacturing facilities in the US, Malaysia, Germany and Vietnam. First Solar is headquartered in Tempe, Arizona, the US.
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