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January 28, 2022

Prairie Sunlight II Solar PV Park, Canada

By Carmen

Prairie Sunlight II Solar PV Park is a 30MW solar PV power project. It is located in Alberta, Canada. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in July 2020.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Solar PV 30 30 Active Alberta, Canada Innogy; Solar Krafte Utilities

Description

The project was developed by Innogy and Solar Krafte Utilities. The project is currently owned by RWE.

Prairie Sunlight II Solar PV Park is a ground-mounted solar project which is spread over an area of 160 acres.

The project generates 50,000MWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 6,000 households, offsetting 29,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is $46.41m.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in July 2020.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Direct Energy Marketing under a power purchase agreement for a period of 10 years, starting from 2020.

Contractors Involved

BELECTRIC was selected to render EPC services for the solar PV power project.

Canadian Solar was selected as the supplier of the PV modules for the project. The company provided 79,196 modules each with 380W of nameplate capacity.

The project is utilising horizontal single axis trackers supplied by IdeemaTec Deutschland.

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

About Innogy

Innogy SE (Innogy), a subsidiary of E.ON SE, is an energy company engaged in renewables, grid and infrastructure retail businesses. It is headquartered in Essen, Germany.

Methodology

All power projects included in this report are drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center. The information regarding the project parameters is sourced through secondary information sources such as electric utilities, equipment manufacturers, developers, project proponent’s – news, deals and financial reporting, regulatory body, associations, government planning reports and publications. Wherever needed the information is further validated through primary from various stakeholders across the power value chain and professionals from leading players within the power sector.

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