Duke Energy completes acquisition of 150 MW »North Rosamond« solar project from Clearway Energy Group
Post date: 23/04/2019 - 12:22
Duke Energy Renewables, subsidiary of US utility Duke Energy, announced it has acquired the 150 MW »North Rosamond« solar project in Kern County, California from solar developer Clearway Energy Group. It is Duke Energy Renewables’ sixth solar generation facility in Kern County.
The 150 MW project, which contains over 477,000 solar panels, is located on approximately 1,188 acres outside of Rosamond. Construction is nearly complete and the project is expected to achieve commercial operation in early May. »North Rosamond« will be the largest solar project in Duke Energy Renewables’ fleet. The energy generated will be sold to Southern California Edison under a 15 year agreement. The facility’s design, procurement of PV modules, inverters, balance of plant systems and construction of the project is being performed by First Solar Electric California’s engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) subsidiary.
Duke Energy Renewables operates wind and solar generation facilities across the U.S., with a total electric capacity of 3,000 MW. The power is sold to electric utilities, electric cooperatives, municipalities, and commercial and industrial customers.