Mount Signal Solar PV Park – 2 is a 200MW 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 December 2019. Buy the profile here.
The project was developed by Avantus, New Energy Solar and Silver Ridge Power. The project is co-owned by MN8 Energy and New Energy Solar, with their respective ownership stake of 50% each.
Mount Signal Solar PV Park - 2 is a ground-mounted solar project which is spread over an area of 1,300 acres.
The project generates 464,200MWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 69,400 households, offsetting 247,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is $322.534m.
The project got commissioned in December 2019.
Power purchase agreement
The power generated from the project is sold to Southern California Edison under a power purchase agreement. The power is sold at the rate of $0.101kWh for a period of 20 years, starting from 2020. The contracted capacity is 153.52MW.
Swinerton Renewable Energy was selected to render engineering procurement construction services for the solar PV power project.
First Solar was selected as the supplier of the PV modules for the project. The company installed 500,000 modules at the site.
The inverters were procured from Power Electronics Espana for the project.
The project is utilising single axis trackers supplied by NEXTracker.
First Solar Electric is the O&M contractor for the solar PV power project.
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Avantus LLC (Avantus) formerly known as 8minute Solar Energy LLC, is a solar energy company. The company develops, constructs, finances, holds, acquires, operates and maintains solar energy projects. The company's service offerings include project development, structured financing, solar project acquisitions, complex project management, utility engineering, and electrical utility markets and regulation. The company projects include Mount Signal 3, Mount Signal 1, Springbok 2, Springbok 1, Hayworth, Redwood 4, Calipatria 1, Redcrest, and Woodmere. The company operates through its offices in the US, India and Singapore. Avantus is headquartered in El Dorado Hills, California, the US.
About New Energy Solar
New Energy Solar Ltd is an Australia-based company that acquires, owns and manages solar generation facilities. The Company is focused on building a portfolio of large-scale solar power plants that generates and sells clean energy to creditworthy electricity consumers. The Company’s portfolio includes Boulder Solar I Plant, Stanford Solar Plant, Turlock Irrigation District Solar Plant, North Carolina 47MW Plant, North Carolina 43MW Plant, Mount Signal 2 Plant, Organ Church Solar Plant, Heedeh Solar Plant, Bonanza Solar Plant, Hanover Solar Plant, County Home Solar Plant, Arthur Solar Plant, Pendleton Solar Plant, and Church Road Solar Plant. The Company invests in other renewable energy assets including wind, geothermal, hydro-electricity, hybrid solutions and associated investments such as battery and other storage, smart metering and other potential future technologies. The Company seeks to build a diversified portfolio of assets across different regions.It is headquartered in North Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
About Silver Ridge Power
Silver Ridge Power, LLC, formerly AES Solar Energy Ltd (AES), is a solar energy company, based in the US. It develops, finances, constructs, owns, and operates utility-scale solar photovoltaic power plants. The company was formed as a joint venture between AES Corporation and Riverstone Holdings LLC. AES operates power plants that are connected to the power grids and supplies renewable energy for domestic use and also for big manufacturing and commercial usage. The company has projects in Italy, Bulgaria, France, Greece, and Spain. Its joint venture company provides capital investments in the midstream, exploration and production, oilfield services, power and renewable sectors of the energy industry. The company provides energy supply through its units in the UK, Spain, Italy, India, France, Greece, and Bulgaria. AES is headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, the US.