Turquoise Solar Energy Project is a 61MW solar PV power project. It is located in Nevada, the US. 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 December 2020.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Solar PV 61 61 Active Nevada, the US Estuary Capital Partners; Greenbacker Renewable Energy; Sumitomo Corporation of America


The project was developed by Estuary Capital Partners, Greenbacker Renewable Energy and Sumitomo Corporation of America. The project is currently owned by Greenbacker Renewable Energy.

Turquoise Solar Energy Project is a ground-mounted solar project which is spread over an area of 180 acres.

The project generates 140,000MWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 9,300 households, offsetting 80,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is $60m.

The project consists of 156,000 modules, each with 390W nameplate capacity.

Development Status

The project construction commenced in 2019 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in December 2020.

Power Purchase Agreement

Liberty Utilities (Canada) and Sierra Pacific Power are the power offtakers from the project.

Contractors Involved

McCarthy Building Companies was selected to render EPC services for the solar PV power project.

Cypress Creek Renewables is the O&M contractor for the solar PV power project.

About Greenbacker Renewable Energy

Greenbacker Renewable Energy Company LLC (Greenbacker Renewable Energy) is engaged in acquiring and managing various income-generating renewable energy and other energy-related businesses. It aims to offer attractive risk-adjusted returns for its investors by acquiring and financing the construction and operation of income-generating renewable energy and sustainable development projects. The company is headquartered in New York, the US.

About Sumitomo Corporation of America

Sumitomo Corporation of America (SCOA), a subsidiary of Sumitomo Corporation, is a transport and logistics company. It offers marketing and investment services. The company offers services such as distribution, project management, supply chain management, technology transfer, trade, and logistics transport services. SCOA provides supply chain management services such as extracting raw materials to supervising the building of advanced transportation systems. The company’s logistics and transport services include logistics and transport management, safe and secure packing of goods, loading, plotting shipping routes and carriers, and handling customs clearances. SCOA operates offices in the US. The company is headquartered in New York City, New York, the US.


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