Sun Mountain Solar Farm is a 293MW solar PV power project. It is located in Colorado, 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. The project construction commenced in 2021 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in February 2023. Buy the profile here.

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Description

The project is developed and owned by Lightsource BP Renewable Energy Investments.

Sun Mountain Solar Farm is a ground-mounted solar project which is spread over an area of 3,000 acres.

The project supplies enough clean energy to power 53,000 households, offsetting 404,080t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year.

Development status

The project construction commenced in 2021 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in February 2023.

Power purchase agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Xcel Energy under a power purchase agreement.

Contractors involved

McCarthy Building Companies 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 636,990 modules at the site.

The project is utilising trackers supplied by Array Technologies.

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About Lightsource BP Renewable Energy Investments

Lightsource BP Renewable Energy Investments Ltd (Lightsource BP) formerly Lightsource Renewable Energy Ltd, is an alternative energy company. It acquires, develops and manages large-scale solar projects and smart energy solutions. The company’s service offering includes site identification, power marketing, engineering, procurement, construction management, and operation and maintenance services. Lightsource BP also provides power purchase agreements, risk management, asset management, monitoring, optimization and financing solutions. It operates across Americas, Africa, Asia Pacific, the Middle East and Europe. The company is owned by BP Plc and its management and staff. The Company is headquartered in London, Greater London, the UK..

This content was updated on 25 January 2024

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This information is drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center, which provides detailed profiles of over 170,000 active, planned and under construction power plants worldwide from announcement through to operation across all technologies and countries worldwide.