Sonoran Solar Project

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Sonoran Solar Project
Sonoran Solar Project is located in Arizona
Sonoran Solar Project
Location of the Sonoran Solar Project in Arizona
Country United States
Location Sonoran Desert,
Maricopa County,
Arizona
Coordinates 33°14′58″N 112°32′14″W / 33.24944°N 112.53722°W / 33.24944; -112.53722Coordinates: 33°14′58″N 112°32′14″W / 33.24944°N 112.53722°W / 33.24944; -112.53722
Status Proposed
Solar field
Type PV
Power generation
Nameplate capacity 300 MW
Website
sonoransolarenergyproject.com

The 300 MW Sonoran Solar Project is a proposed solar energy project in the Sonoran Desert, within Maricopa County, Arizona. [1]

It is a photovoltaic solar power plant, planned by a subsidiary of NextEra Energy Resources.

Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar of the Obama administration granted approval for the project in December 2011.[2] It would be the first solar project in Arizona to be built on federally owned land.[3]

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