Catalina Solar Project
|Catalina Solar Project|
|Location||Kern County, California|
|Construction began||May 2012|
|Commission date||Phase 1: December 2012,
phase 2: June 2013 (planned)
|Solar farm information|
|Land area||445 ha (1,100 acres)|
|Power generation information|
|Installed capacity||60 MW|
|Maximum capacity||143.2 MW|
The Catalina Solar Project is a 143.2 megawatts photovoltaic power station being built near Bakersfield, Kern County, California, owned by enXco, an EDF Énergies Nouvelles Company. It will cover area of 445 hectares (1,100 acres).
Phase 1 has a nameplate capacity of 60 MW and was connected to the grid in December, 2012.
That clean electricity could offset roughly 74,000 tons of carbon emissions each year.
- "Catalina Solar Project - Project Profile" (PDF). EDF EN. August 2012. Retrieved November 29, 2012.
- "enXco and SDG&E sign PPA for 130 MWp Catalina Solar Project". EDF EN. June 16, 2011. Retrieved November 29, 2012.
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