Imperial Valley Solar Farm
|Imperial Valley Solar Project|
Location of Imperial Valley Solar Project in California
|Location||Imperial County, California|
|Operator(s)||Imperial Valley Solar, LLC|
|Nameplate capacity||200 MW|
The Imperial Valley Solar is a 200-megawatt (MW) solar photovoltaic power station located in Imperial County, California, near Calexico. Originally the project was called SES Solar Two, and was to be of Stirling engine design, and the project was approved by California Energy Commission on September 29, 2010. Since then AES Solar has changed the technology from solar thermal to photovoltaic. It has the plant code 56917 with the Department of Energy.
There are many similarly named solar plants in the area including Imperial Valley Solar Company 1 and the proposed Imperial Solar Valley 2, both near Niland; Tensaka's Imperial Solar Energy Center South (#58468) and the proposed Imperial Solar Energy Center West, and Imperial Solar Energy Center South (#57490). Also Mount Signal Solar was formerly called Imperial Valley Solar 1.
- U.S. Energy Mapping System, United States Energy Information Administration
- California Energy Commission (August 10, 2011). "Commission Decision and License for the Imperial Valley Solar Project" (PDF).
- Imperial Valley Solar Project Archived March 12, 2012, at the Wayback Machine.
- Energy Information Administration. "Imperial Valley Solar, LLC, Monthly". Electricity Data Browser. Retrieved July 19, 2014.