Silver State North Solar Park is a 60MW solar PV power project. It is located in Nevada, the US. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in May 2012.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Solar PV||60||60||–||Active||Nevada, the US||First Solar|
The project was developed by First Solar. Enbridge and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 51% and 49% respectively.
Silver State North Solar Park is a ground-mounted solar project which is spread over an area of 600 acres.
The project generates 122,000MWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 9,000 households, offsetting 42,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is $265.515m.
The project got commissioned in May 2012.
Power Purchase Agreement
The power generated from the project is sold to NV Energy under a power purchase agreement. The power is sold at the rate of $0.138kWh for a period of 25 years. The contracted capacity is 50MW.
First Solar 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 800,000 modules at the site.
Enbridge and First Solar were contracted to render operations & maintenance services for the project.
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 technology. First Solar also offers solar PV power systems, and operations and maintenance services to system owners; and energy storage solutions and algorithms to design and simulate the optimal dispatch of a system. 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. It has solar module manufacturing facilities in the US, Malaysia, Germany and Vietnam. First Solar is headquartered in Tempe, Arizona, the US.
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