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November 24, 2021

Twiggs Solar PV Park, US

By Carmen

Twiggs Solar PV Park is a 261MW solar PV power project. It is located in Georgia, the US. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in September 2020.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Solar PV 261 261 Active Georgia, the US First Solar

Description

The project was developed by First Solar and is currently owned by Origis Energy USA.

Twiggs Solar PV Park is a ground-mounted solar project which is spread over an area of 2,000 acres.

The project generates 450GWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 42,804 households, offsetting 209,844t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is $388.037m.

Development Status

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The project got commissioned in September 2020.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Georgia Power under a power purchase agreement for a period of 30 years. The contracted capacity is 200MW.

Contractors Involved

First Solar was selected as the supplier of the PV modules for the project. The company installed 500,000 modules at the site.

Origis Energy USA is the O&M contractor for the solar PV power 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.

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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