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November 19, 2021

Moapa Southern Paiute Solar PV Park, US

By Carmen

Moapa Southern Paiute Solar PV Park is a 353MW solar PV power project. It is located in Nevada, the US. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in July 2016.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Solar PV 353 353 Active Nevada, the US First Solar; K Road DG; RES Americas Construction

Description

The project was developed by First Solar, K Road DG and RES Americas Construction. Capital Dynamics and GE Energy Financial Services are currently owning the project.

Moapa Southern Paiute Solar PV Park is a ground-mounted solar project which is spread over an area of 2,000 acres.

The project supplies enough clean energy to power 111,000 households, offsetting 341,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is $515.267m.

Development Status

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The project got commissioned in July 2016.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Los Angeles Department of Water and Power under a power purchase agreement. The power is sold at the rate of $0.094kWh for a period of 25 years. The contracted capacity is 250MW.

Contractors Involved

First Solar and Swinerton Renewable Energy were selected to render EPC services for the solar PV power project.

The solar PV modules for the project were supplied by First Solar and General Electric.

The inverters were procured from General Electric for the project.

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.

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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