Redcrest Solar PV Park is a 20.86MW solar PV power project. It is located in California, the US. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in November 2015.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Solar PV 20.86 20.86 Active California, the US 8minute Solar Energy; Saferay Holding; Sustainable Power Group

Description

The project was developed by 8minute Solar Energy, Saferay Holding and Sustainable Power Group. The project is currently owned by Sustainable Power Group.

Redcrest Solar PV Park is a ground-mounted solar project which is spread over an area of 120 acres.

The project generates 48,000MWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 9,000 households, offsetting 54,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is $36.758m.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in November 2015.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Southern California Edison under a power purchase agreement for a period of 20 years.

Contractors Involved

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

First Solar was selected as the supplier of the PV modules for the project. The company installed 130,000 modules at the site.

Eaton supplied its Power Xpert inverters to the project site.

The project is utilising single axis trackers supplied by First Solar.

Swinerton Renewable Energy is the O&M contractor for the solar PV power project.

About 8minute Solar Energy

8minute Solar Energy LLC (8minutenergy) formerly known as 8minute Renewables LLC, is a solar energy company. The company develops, constructs, finances, holds, acquires, operates and maintains solar energy projects. The company’s service offerings include project development, structured financing, solar project acquisitions, complex project management, utility engineering, and electrical utility markets and regulation. The company projects include Mount Signal 3, Mount Signal 1, Springbok 2, Springbok 1, Hayworth, Redwood 4, Calipatria 1, Redcrest, and Woodmere. The company operates through its offices in the US, India and Singapore. 8minutenergy is headquartered in El Dorado Hills, California, the US.

About Saferay Holding

Saferay Holding GmbH (Saferay) operates as a renewable energy company that plans, develops, constructs, installs, and operates photovoltaic power plants. The company offers operation and maintenance, investment and financing, planning and development, construction and procurement, and other services. It operates utility-scale solar plants. Saferay’s projects include Bradenburg, Sabrodt, Sulte, Kummerow, and Zeithain Lindenhof, among others. The company operates projects in France, the Czech Republic, Italy, Germany, the UK, Spain, Canada, the US, Chile, Japan, Mexico, Australia, and other countries. Saferay is headquartered in Berlin, Germany

About Sustainable Power Group

Sustainable Power Group LLC (Sustainable Power) is an operator of solar and wind projects. The company offers services which include project and asset management, operations and maintenance, diligent procurement, construction management, and technology solutions. The company is a joint venture between AES Corp and Alberta Investment Management Corp. Sustainable Power is headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah, the US.

Methodology

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