Algonquin Power Bakersfield I Solar project is a 20MW solar PV power project. It is located in California, the US. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently active. It has been developed in a single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in April 2015. Buy the profile here.


The project was developed by Algonquin Power & Utilities and Valos Solar Ventures. The project is currently owned by Algonquin Power & Utilities with a stake of 100%.

Algonquin Power Bakersfield I Solar project is a ground-mounted solar project which is spread over an area of 165 acres.

The project generates 53.3GWh of electricity. The project cost is $56.81m.

The project consists of 85,000 modules.

Development status

The project got commissioned in April 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, starting from 2015.

Contractors involved

M+W Group was selected to render engineering procurement construction services for the solar PV power project.

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About Algonquin Power & Utilities

Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp (AQN) is a diversified utility company. It generates, transmits and distributes electricity, natural gas and water utility services. The company generates electricity through renewable and thermal generation facilities. AQN owns a direct or indirect interest in solar, wind, hydroelectric, and thermal energy projects. The company has electricity distribution operation in Arkansas, California, Kansas, Missouri, New Hampshire, and Oklahoma; natural gas distribution operation in in Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Missouri, Massachusetts, New York , New Hampshire and Brunswick, Canada; and conducts water distribution and wastewater collection in Arizona, Arkansas, California, Illinois, Missouri, Texas and also overseas in Chile. It also invests in various renewable energy development projects. The company operates in North America. AQN headquartered in Oakville, Ontario, Canada.

About Valos Solar Ventures

Valos Solar Ventures, LLC developer, owner and operator of solar power generation facilities.


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