Nellis Solar Power System is a 13.97MW solar PV power project. It is located in Nevada, 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 2007. Buy the profile here.


The project was developed by Fotowatio Renewable Ventures and SunPower. The project is currently owned by TerraForm Power with a stake of 100%.

Nellis Solar Power System is a ground-mounted solar project which is spread over an area of 140 acres.

The project generates 31,467MWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 3,933 households, offsetting 22,027t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is $100m.

Development status

The project got commissioned in December 2007.

Power purchase agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Nevada Power under a power purchase agreement for a period of 20 years, starting from 2007.

Contractors involved

The solar PV modules for the project were supplied by Evergreen Solar (China)Co, Sanyo Electric, SunPower and Wuxi Suntech Power.

Xantrex supplied 54 inverters to the project site.

The project is utilising single axis trackers supplied by SunPower.

Bombard Electric is the O&M contractor for the solar PV power project.

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About SunPower

SunPower Corp (SunPower) is a provider of solar technology and energy services. The company manufactures, develops and distributes AC panels, micro invertors, batteries and others. SunPower also engineers, procures, finances, constructs and maintains solar power plants to generate power from solar panels. SunPower also offers rooftop, carports, grid equipment controllers and micro inverters among others. The company sells its solar power solutions through various means including cash sales and long-term leases, EPC services, third-party global dealer network and O&M services. SunPower serves businesses, residential customers, governments and educational institutions and operates in North America, Europe, Africa and Asia. SunPower is headquartered in San Jose, California, the US.


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