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January 11, 2022

Tobacco Valley Solar PV Park, US

By Carmen

Tobacco Valley Solar PV Park is a 49.5MW solar PV power project. It is located in Connecticut, the US. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in December 2019.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Solar PV 49.5 49.5 Active Connecticut, the US Orsted US Offshore Wind

Description

The project was developed by Orsted US Offshore Wind and is currently owned by DE Shaw Renewable Investments.

Tobacco Valley Solar PV Park is a ground-mounted solar project which is spread over an area of 134 acres.

The project supplies enough clean energy to power 6,800 households. The project cost is $73.593m.

Development Status

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The project got commissioned in December 2019.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Eversource Energy under a power purchase agreement with a contracted capacity is 26.4MW.

Contractors Involved

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

JinkoSolar Holding was selected as the supplier of the PV modules for the project. The company provided 38,000 modules each with 395W of nameplate capacity.

JinkoSolar Holding was selected as the supplier of the PV modules for the project. The company provided 84,000 modules each with 400W of nameplate capacity.

The project is utilising trackers supplied by Solar FlexRack.

The mounting systems have been supplied by Solar FlexRack for the project.

About Orsted US Offshore Wind

Orsted US Offshore Wind is a wind power company that designs and develops offshore wind energy projects. The company develops offshore wind farms and generates electric power from wind and develops utility-scale wind farms in deep waters to provide clean energy. Orsted US Offshore Wind operates through turbine suppliers, combining technology and others. The company projects include Block Island wind farm, deepwater ONE, Garden state offshore energy, and Block Island transmission system, among others. The company also operates as an offshore wind developer for Rhode Island, New York, New Jersey, and Massachusetts, the US. Orsted US Offshore Wind is headquartered in Providence, Rhode Island, the US.

Methodology

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