Catalina Solar Project
|Catalina Solar Project|
Location of Catalina Solar Project in California
|Location||Kern County, California|
|Construction began||May 2012|
|Commission date||Phase 1: December 2012,
phase 2: August 2013
|Site area||445 ha (1,100 acres)|
|Units operational||>1.1 million|
|Nameplate capacity||143.2 MW|
The Catalina Solar Project is a 143.2 megawatt (MW) photovoltaic power station located near Bakersfield, Kern County, California, owned by enXco, an EDF Énergies Nouvelles Company. It covers area of 445 hectares (1,100 acres).
Phase 1 had 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 Renewable Energy. August 2012. Retrieved November 6, 2013.
- "Project Detail - Catalina Solar Project". EDF Renewable Energy. 2013. Retrieved November 6, 2013.
- Energy Information Administration. "Catalina Solar LLC, Monthly". Electricity Data Browser. Retrieved May 7, 2014.
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