Escalante Solar I PV Park is a 104.9MW solar PV power project. It is located in Utah, the US. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in August 2016.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Solar PV 104.9 104.9 Active Utah, the US Dominion Energy ; First Wind Holdings; Sunedison

Description

The project was developed by Dominion Energy, First Wind Holdings and SunEdison. The project is co-owned by Clearway Energy Group and Dominion Energy, with their respective ownership stake of 50% each.

Escalante Solar I PV Park is a ground-mounted solar project which is spread over an area of 700 acres.

The project cost is $164.886m.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in August 2016.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Rocky Mountain Power under a power purchase agreement for a period of 20 years, starting from 2016.

Contractors Involved

M. A. Mortenson was selected to render EPC services for the solar PV power project.

Trina Solar was selected as the supplier of the PV modules for the project. The company installed 338,000 modules at the site.

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

The project is utilising single axis trackers supplied by NEXTracker.

Swinerton Renewable Energy is the O&M contractor for the solar PV power project.

About Dominion Energy

Dominion Energy Inc (Dominion) is an integrated energy utility. It offers electricity, natural gas, and related services. The company generates, transmits and distributes electricity; transmits, distributes, stores, and processes gas; and carries out LNG import and storage operations. Dominion produces electricity using natural gas, oil, coal, nuclear, hydro, biomass, wind, fuel cell and solar sources. Under long-term power purchase agreements, it purchases and sells electricity. The company serves residential, commercial, industrial and governmental customers across the eastern and Rocky Mountain regions in the US; and has offices in various cities across the country. Dominion is headquartered in Richmond, Virginia, the US.

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