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November 29, 2021

Gemini Solar PV Park, US

By Carmen

Gemini Solar PV Park is a 690MW solar PV power project. It is planned in Nevada, the US. The project is currently in permitting stage. It will be developed in multiple phases. The project construction is likely to commence in 2022 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2023.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Solar PV 690 690 Permitting Nevada, the US BrightSource Energy; Primergy Solar; Solar Partners XI

Description

The project is being developed by BrightSource Energy, Primergy Solar and Solar Partners XI. The project is currently owned by Primergy Solar.

Gemini Solar PV Park is a ground-mounted solar project which is planned over 7,100 acres.

The project is expected to supply enough clean energy to power 260,000 households, to offset 1,500,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is expected to be around $1,100m.

Development Status

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The project construction is expected to commence from 2022. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2023.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project will be sold to NV Energy under a power purchase agreement. The power will be sold at the rate of $0.038kWh for a period of 25 years.

Contractors Involved

Maxeon Solar Technologies will be the supplier of the PV modules for the solar power project. The company is expected to install 1,800,000 modules at the site.

About BrightSource Energy

BrightSource Energy Inc (BrightSource) is a solar thermal technology solution provider. It develops, constructs and operates solar, wind and conventional power projects. It develops and deploys concentrating solar thermal technology to produce electricity and steam for electric power, petroleum and industrial-process markets. BrightSource’s solar technology solutions find applications in various industrial processes such as mining, chemical processing and desalination. The company generates clean energy through its solar thermal plant. It serves power, petroleum and other industrial sectors. The company has operations in the US, China, the UK and Israel. BrightSource is headquartered in Oakland, California, the US.

About Primergy Solar

Primergy Solar LLC (Primergy Solar) is a specialist developer, owner and operator focused on both distributed and utility scale solar PV and battery storage projects. The company is headquartered in Oakland, California, the US.

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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