Silver State South Solar Project

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Silver State South Solar Project
Silver State South Solar Project is located in Nevada
Silver State South Solar Project
Location of Silver State South Solar Project
Country United States
Location Clark County
Coordinates 35°38′N 115°21′W / 35.633°N 115.350°W / 35.633; -115.350Coordinates: 35°38′N 115°21′W / 35.633°N 115.350°W / 35.633; -115.350
Status Under construction
Construction began September 3, 2014
Owner(s) First Solar
Solar field
Type Flat-panel PV
Site area 2,900 acres
Power generation
Nameplate capacity 250 MW

The 250 MW Silver State South Solar Project is a photovoltaic power station which is being constructed by subcontractors for First Solar.[1] Construction is expected to be complete in 2016.[1] The plant will be owned and operated by a subsidiary of NextEra Energy Resources, and power will be sold to Southern California Edison.[2]

The project occupies approximately 2,900 acres of public lands[3] and is located adjacent to Primm, Nevada, in the Jean Lake/Roach Lake Special Recreation Management Area (SRMA).[4]

Production[edit]

Generation (MW·h) of Silver State Solar Power South [5]
Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Total
2015 384 8,211 8,595
2016 13,533 23,351 29,167 45,956 62,921 61,971 66,962 71,718 63,439 51,756 39,479 28,335 558,588
Total 567,183

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Brahma Group (2015). "Project Spotlight Silver State South Solar Project". 
  2. ^ First Solar (September 3, 2014). "Construction Begins on 250MW Silver State Solar Project in Primm Nevada". 
  3. ^ Bureau of Land Management (September 2011). "BLM Supplemental EIS" (PDF). 
  4. ^ Bureau of Land Management. "Silver State South" (PDF). 
  5. ^ "Silver State Solar Power South, Monthly". Electricity Data Browser. Energy Information Administration. Retrieved March 8, 2017. 

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