North Star Solar Park I is a 60MW solar PV power project. It is located in California, the US. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in June 2015.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Solar PV||60||60||–||Active||California, the US||First Solar; NorthLight Power|
The project was developed by First Solar and NorthLight Power. Southern Power and 8point3 Energy Partners are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 51% and 49% respectively.
North Star Solar Park I is a ground-mounted solar project which is spread over an area of 626 acres.
The project supplies enough clean energy to power 21,000 households. The project cost is $154.269m.
The project got commissioned in June 2015.
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 20 years.
First Solar was selected to render EPC services for the solar PV power project.
First Solar was selected as the supplier of the PV modules for the project. The company installed 750,000 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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