Pilesgrove Solar Farm
|Pilesgrove Solar Farm|
|Location||Pilesgrove Township, New Jersey|
|Owner(s)||Panda Power Funds
|Site area||100 acres (40.5 ha)|
|Nameplate capacity||20 MW|
The Pilesgrove Solar Farm is a 20-megawatt (MW, 26,800 hp) solar photovoltaic power plant, located in Pilesgrove Township, New Jersey. The farm contains 71,000 ground-mounted solar panels and at the time of its construction was one of the largest solar farms in the northeast United States.
The solar farm is being developed by Dallas based Panda Power Funds and Valhalla, New York based Con Edison Development. In addition to the sale of electrical power, the companies are expected to generate an additional $11 million to $12 million per year in renewable energy certificates.
- Geoff Mulvihill (October 20, 2010). "NJ building one of nation's largest solar farms". Mother Nature Network. Retrieved April 9, 2012.
- Phil Dunn (April 18, 2011). "Construction under way on large solar project in Pilesgrove Township". NJ.com. Retrieved April 9, 2012.
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