Sunshine Valley Solar PV Park is a 126MW 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 2019. Buy the profile here.

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Description

The project was developed by ConnectGen, EDP Renewables North America and First Solar. The project is co-owned by EDP Renewables North America and Potentia Renewables, with their respective ownership stake of 50% each.

Sunshine Valley Solar PV Park is a ground-mounted solar project which is spread over an area of 745 acres.

The project generates 302,000MWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 23,000 households, offsetting 178,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year.

Development status

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 for a period of 15 years from 2019. The contracted capacity is 103.5MW.

Contractors involved

First Solar was selected to render engineering procurement construction services for the solar PV power project.

First Solar was selected as the supplier of PV modules for the project.

Power Electronics supplied 32 of its HEM FS3350M inverters to the project site.

The project is utilising single axis trackers supplied by NEXTracker.

First Solar and NovaSource Power Services were contracted to render operations & maintenance services for the project.

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About ConnectGen

ConnectGen LLC (ConnectGen) develops, builds and operates utility-scale renewable energy and energy storage projects. ConnectGen is headquartered in Houston, Texas,the US.

About EDP Renewables North America

EDP Renewables North America LLC (EDPR NA), formerly Horizon Wind Energy LLC, a subsidiary of EDP Renovaveis SA, is a renewable energy company that develops, operates and constructs wind farms and solar parks. The company's wind farms include Blue Canyon Wind Farm, Elkhorn Valley Wind Farm, Lone Star Wind Farm, Lost Lake Wind Farm, Kittitas Valley Wind Farm, Madison Wind Farm, Meridian Way Wind Farm and Pioneer Prairie Wind Farm, among others. It also operates Lone Valley Solar Parks that supports sustainable energy generation. The company has operations throughout the US and Canada. EDPR NA is headquartered in Houston, Texas, the US.

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 (CdTe) technology. First Solar also offers solar PV power systems, and operational and maintenance services to system owners. First Solar's proprietary, vertically integrated process converts glass sheets into solar panels. 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. The company has solar module manufacturing facilities in the US, Malaysia, and Vietnam. First Solar is headquartered in Tempe, Arizona, the US.

This content was updated on 10 July 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.