ABB_id1481
in News Departments > New & Noteworthy
print the content item

First Solar Inc. has signed power purchase agreements (PPAs) with Pacific Gas and Electric Co. for 72 MW of solar electricity to be generated at two PV plants that First Solar is developing in central California.

Construction on the PV projects - the 32 MW Lost Hills project in Kern County and the 40 MW Cuyama project in Santa Barbara County - could start as early as 2013, First Solar says.

The PPAs - both of which have delivery terms beginning in 2019 - are subject to approval by the California Public Utilities Commission, whose decision is expected in the first half of 2013.


Hybrid Energy Innovations 2015

Surrette_id1409
Latest Top Stories

Mining Companies Find Value In Solar And Wind Generation

Mining companies are finding that solar and wind generation can help them defray costs and stay profitable in inhospitable parts of the globe.


Global Solar Developer UGE Finds A Rainbow In Lower Oil Prices

Urban Green Energy CEO Nick Blitterswyk says fear of oil prices is natural but unwarranted. Short-term, cheap oil actually favors project development, and the long-term trends are all going solar's way.


Nexamp Wrangles Largest Mass. Managed Growth Project For 2014

The Boston-based developer had to hustle to complete the large-scale project in bad weather on difficult terrain.


e2/ECTA Helps Dealership Go Green With 310 kW Rooftop PV System

Haldeman Ford in New Jersey turned to solar to cut electricity costs and to burnish its green credentials. The installer opted for power optimizers to reduce wiring and handle shading issues.


Market Forces Keep Solar's Prospects Undimmed By Cheap Oil

Oil prices are tangential at best in their relationship to practical considerations in the solar sector. Regulatory issues and dynamics of the maturing energy market are much more important.

Hybrid Energy Innovations 2015
Solectria_id1450
Gamechange Racking_id1491
PV America_id1480