San Luis Valley Solar Ranch

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San Luis Valley Solar Ranch
San Luis Valley Solar Ranch is located in Colorado
San Luis Valley Solar Ranch
Location of San Luis Valley Solar Ranch
Country United States
Location San Luis Valley
Coordinates 37°41.5′N 105°55′W / 37.6917°N 105.917°W / 37.6917; -105.917Coordinates: 37°41.5′N 105°55′W / 37.6917°N 105.917°W / 37.6917; -105.917
Status Operational
Commission date December 2011 (December 2011)
Solar farm
Type Flat-panel PV
Site area 320 acres (129 ha)
Power generation
Units operational 110,000 SunPower 320W panels
Nameplate capacity 30
Annual generation 78

The San Luis Valley Solar Ranch is a 30 MW photovoltaic solar power facility near the town of Mosca, Colorado, in the San Luis Valley. It uses single axis sun tracking.[1]

Production[edit]

Generation (GWh)[2]
Year January February March April May June July August September October November December Total
2011 0.961 2.679 3.640
2012 4.320 4.795 7.329 7.486 8.693 9.100 7.943 7.304 6.319 6.394 4.624 3.261 77.568
2013 3.223 4.397 6.528 6.710 7.853 22.040
Total 103.247

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ San Luis Valley Solar Ranch
  2. ^ Energy Information Administration. "San Luis Valley Solar Ranch, Monthly". Electricity Data Browser. Retrieved July 29, 2013. 

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