Solar Frontier Sells Solar Farm to Southern, Turner Renewable

Solar Frontier K.K., a unit of Showa Shell Sekiyu K.K., sold a 20-megawatt solar power farm in California to Southern Power and Turner Renewable Energy LLC.

The Calipatria plant, to be completed in the first quarter of this year in Imperial County, has a 20-year power purchase agreement with San Diego Gas & Electric Co., Solar Frontier said in a statement Monday.

The project is part of Solar Frontier’s 280-megawatt project pipeline in the U.S., according to the statement.

In October, the company sold a 15-megawatt plant in Kern County, California, also to Southern Power and Turner Renewable Energy. Southern Power is a subsidiary of Southern Co.

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