LS Power Announces Initial Delivery of Electric Energy from Arlington Valley
Solar Energy II
NEW YORK, May 1, 2013
NEW YORK, May 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- LS Power announced today that the
Arlington Valley Solar Energy Project (AV Solar) had completed construction,
commissioned the first 19 megawatt power block and commenced initial delivery
of electric energy.At completion, AV Solar will be a 127 megawatt (AC)
photovoltaic solar farm near Arlington, Arizona. AV Solar, constructed on more
than 1,100 acres of land, will directly convert sunlight to electricity. The
Project will sell its entire output to San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E)
pursuant to a long-term power sales agreement. Fluor Corporation is providing
engineering, procurement and construction, and operation and maintenance
services for the Project. The photovoltaic panels were supplied by Kyocera and
Hyundai. Financing was provided by Prudential Capital Group, and a bank group
led by Banco Santander S.A.GE Energy Financial Services is participating in
AV Solar as an equity partner.
"We are pleased to have completed initial construction and commenced delivery
of clean renewable solar electric energy to the regional electric transmission
system," said Paul Segal, CEO of LS Power, at a celebration held on site to
commemorate the event. "This project will bring many benefits to the State of
Arizona and Maricopa County, including construction and operations jobs, local
business opportunities and tax revenues. Renewable energy deliveries will
assist SDG&E and the region in reaching their renewable energy goals."
About LS Power
LS Power is a power generation and transmission group with a proven track
record of successful development activities, operations management and
commercial execution.LS Power has been involved in the development,
construction, or operations of over 25,000 MW of power generation throughout
the United States. LS Power is actively developing both power generation and
transmission infrastructure to serve the need for new generation and improve
the aging transmission system. For more information, visit www.LSPower.com.
For specific project information, visit www.avsepublic.com.
SOURCE LS Power
Contact: Kevin R. Johnson, Vice President, 925-201-5239, firstname.lastname@example.org
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