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November 30, 2021

Springbok II Solar PV Park, US

By Carmen

Springbok II Solar PV Park is a 191MW 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 December 2016.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Solar PV 191 191 Active California, the US 8minute Solar Energy

Description

The project was developed by 8minute Solar Energy. 8minute Solar Energy and D E Shaw and are currently owning the project.

Springbok II Solar PV Park is a ground-mounted solar project which is spread over an area of 700 acres.

The project generates 407GWh of electricity. The project cost is $424.205m.

Development Status

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The project got commissioned in December 2016.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Southern California Public Power Authority under a power purchase agreement for a period of 27 years. The contracted capacity is 191MW.

Contractors Involved

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

Trina Solar was selected as the supplier of the PV modules for the project. The company provided 600,000 modules each with 315W of nameplate capacity.

The project is utilising horizontal single axis trackers supplied by Array Technologies.

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.

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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