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 in Colorado
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 field
Type Flat-panel PV
Site area 320 acres (129 ha)
Power generation
Units operational 110,000 SunPower 320W panels
Nameplate capacity 30 MW
Annual output 78 GWh

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]

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Generation (MW·h) of San Luis Valley Solar Ranch [2]
Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Total
2011 2,605 2,605
2012 4,320 4,795 7,329 7,458 8,693 9,100 7,943 7,304 6,319 6,394 4,624 3,261 77,540
2013 3,223 4,397 6,528 6,710 7,853 7,713 7,830 7,410 6,589 6,311 4,070 4,100 72,734
2014 4,680 5,335 7,184 7,246 7,927 8,855 7,637 9,658 6,549 5,885 4,650 2,887 78,493
2015 3,277 4,919 7,229 7,682 7,359 8,080 7,177 7,578 6,720 5,299 4,652 3,804 73,776
2016 3,916 5,444 6,977 6,991 8,042 8,612 8,916 7,360 6,819 6,114 4,357 3,694 77,242
Total 382,390

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