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November 15, 2021

Next Era Blythe Solar Park, US

By Carmen

Next Era Blythe Solar Park is a 422MW 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 April 2016.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Solar PV 422 422 Active California, the US NextEra Energy Resources

Description

The project is developed and owned by NextEra Energy Resources.

Next Era Blythe Solar Park is a ground-mounted solar project which is spread over an area of 3,587 acres.

The project generates 712,620.2MWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 145,000 households. The project cost is $1,000m.

Development Status

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The project got commissioned in April 2016.

Power Purchase Agreement

CleanPowerSF and Southern California Edison are the power offtakers from the project.

Contractors Involved

The solar PV modules for the project were supplied by First Solar and Yingli Green Energy Holding.

About NextEra Energy Resources

NextEra Energy Resources LLC (NEER) is a subsidiary of NextEra Energy Capital Holdings Inc,is a diversified clean energy company and is one of the largest wholesale generators of electric power in the US. The company, together with its subsidiaries owns, develops, constructs, manages and operates electricity generating facilities in wholesale energy markets in the US, Canada, and Spain. The company generates electricity using different fuel sources such as natural gas and oil, wind, solar and nuclear. It offers electricity to utilities, retail electricity providers, power cooperatives, municipal electricity providers and industrial companies. The company also provides energy and capacity requirement services; conducts power and gas marketing and trading activities; participates in natural gas, natural gas liquids and oil production and pipeline infrastructure development; and owns a retail electricity provider. NEER is headquartered in Juno Beach, Florida, 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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