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NRG Energy Inc., through its wholly owned subsidiary NRG Solar, has begun commercial operations for the Alpine Solar Generating Station, a 66 MW photovoltaic plant in Lancaster, Calif.

The station's electricity will be sold to Pacific Gas & Electric under a 20-year power purchase agreement.

First Solar provided engineering, procurement and construction services for the project and supplied its thin-film modules.



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