Prairie Sunlight III Solar Project is a 27MW solar PV power project. It is located in Alberta, Canada. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 2019 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in August 2020.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Solar PV||27||27||–||Active||Alberta, Canada||Innogy; Solar Krafte Utilities|
The project was developed by Innogy and Solar Krafte Utilities. The project is currently owned by RWE.
Prairie Sunlight III Solar Project is a ground-mounted solar project which is spread over an area of 193 acres.
The project supplies enough clean energy to power 5,400 households, offsetting 26,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is $34.695m.
The project construction commenced in 2019 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in August 2020.
Power Purchase Agreement
The power generated from the project is sold to West Fraser Mills under a power purchase agreement for a period of 10 years from 2020. The contracted capacity is 22MW.
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 79,380 modules each with 340W of nameplate capacity.
SMA Solar Technology supplied 8 of its SC-2750-EV-US inverters to the project site.
The project is utilising horizontal single axis trackers supplied by IdeemaTec Deutschland.
BELECTRIC is the O&M contractor for the solar PV power project.
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.
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