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Photovoltaic Solar Projects
Photovoltaic Solar Projects
Photovoltaic Solar Projects
Photovoltaic Solar Projects
Photovoltaic Solar Projects
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Photovoltaic Solar Projects

LPO_Utility-Scale_PV_Solar_Report_Thumbnail_180.pngUtility-Scale Photovoltaic Solar Markets Report (February 2015)

In 2011, LPO issued loan guarantees to the first 5 PV projects larger than 100 MW in the United States.  Since 2011, an additional 17 PV projects larger than 100 MW have been financed without DOE loan guarantees.  Read more on LPO’s blog post or see the full report here.

Update: How DOE Loan Guarantees Helped Launch the Utility-Scale PV Solar Market  (February 2016)

PHOTOVOLTAIC POWER 6 PROJECTS in 6 LOCATIONS 1,531 MW GENERATION CAPACITY 3,137,000 MWh PROJECTED ANNUAL GENERATION * 1,799,000 METRIC TONS OF CO2 EMISSIONS PREVENTED ANNUALLY ALL FIGURES AS OF MARCH 2015 * Calculated using the project's and NREL Technology specific capacity factors.  For cases in which NREL's capacity factors do not encompass project's specific design and operation, project specific capacity factors are used.

PHOTOVOLTAIC SOLAR PROJECT	LOAN PROGRAM	TECHNOLOGY	OWNER(S)	LOCATION(S)	LOAN TYPE	LOAN AMOUNT 1	ISSUANCE DATE AGUA CALIENTE	TITLE XVII	Photovoltaic Solar	NRG Solar, LLC & MidAmerican Renewables, LLC	Yuma County, Arizona	Loan Guarantee	$967 Million	Aug 2011 ALAMOSA	TITLE XVII	Photovoltaic Solar	Cogentrix Power & Carlyle Infrastructure Partners	Alamosa, Colorado	Loan Guarantee	$90.6 Million	Sep 2011 ANTELOPE VALLEY SOLAR RANCH	TITLE XVII	Photovoltaic Solar	Exelon	Lancaster, California	Loan Guarantee	$646 Million	Sep 2011 CALIFORNIA VALLEY SOLAR RANCH	TITLE XVII	Photovoltaic Solar	NRG Energy, Inc. & NRG Solar, LLC	San Luis Obispo, California	Loan Guarantee	$1.2 Billion	Sep 2011 DESERT SUNLIGHT	TITLE XVII	Photovoltaic Solar	NextEra Energy, General Electric & Sumitomo of America	Riverside County, California	Partial Loan Guarantee	$1.5 Billion	Sep 2011 MESQUITE	TITLE XVII	Photovoltaic Solar	Sempra Energy & Consolidated Edison Development	Maricopa County, Arizona	Loan Guarantee	$337 Million	Sep 2011 NOTES:	**  All information updated March 2015. 1	Approximate amount of the loan facility approved at closing including principal and any capitalized interest.