PHOENIX–Arizona public service co. has signed contracts with two photovoltaic power plants in the construction of a combined capacity of 37 MW. As well as plant developed by SunEdison taking ownership at completion with the APS.
Is located in Hyder (40 nautical miles east of Yuma) and Chino Valley (15 miles north of the Prescott), two other plants, bulbs, roots and to display the property sheet for the year’s renewable energy Portfolio almost 682 megawatts 2013 (including projects in online mode or in development).
17 Megawatt solar plants and Hyder 20-megawatt solar power plant include Chino Valley, at the latest, year n AZ Sun program. Through this program intends to develop a 100 MW of APS, the add-in for public procurement model of photovoltaic power plants, if the third-party build solar plants and APS takes ownership, when it goes in commercial activities.
“These two solar projects increase the geographical diversity of the resource and continue our energy supply, and AZ Sun to be adopted in accordance with the diversity of ownership, they also provide,” said Don Robinson, President, as well as operating the Director-General of the APS. “By adding layers of diversity in our energy, we have our fuel costs, risks and to increase the energy supply for our customers. Microsoft also offers another important contribution to the Arizona’s growing renewable energy sources in the industry. “
Announced today two projects AZ Sun has 70 megawatts in regions lagging behind.
Construction of Hyder-trees and other plants, bulbs, June 2011, which is expected to be expected for 2011 quarter in-service Date begins. Chino Valley-Construction of the project is expected to start in the first quarter of the year 2012, the probability of a wait for 2012 for the fourth quarter. Both spaces use polycrystalline photovoltaic panels to install one of the axis of the monitoring systems.
“SunEdison is still to make large scale solar power generation a reality at the global level add-ins,” said Carlos Domenech, SunEdison President. “Solid track record of SunEdison is addressed to the selection of the add-in deployment and scale of the Sun is proud to help achieve its goals in the field of renewable energy sources in the Enterprise APS.”
SunEdison Solar energy services is a leading global provider and subsidiary of MEMC Electronic Materials (NYSE: WFR).
Arizona Corporation Commission adopts in 2010 AZ Sun-program. YEAR’s other two AZ Sun projects, 15-megawatt-at the end of the installation of the air force base and Luke 18-megawatt project, Gila Bend, both are scheduled to come online in 2011.
APS, Arizona’s largest and longest serving electronic utility, serves more than 1.1 million customers in 11 15 Department of the State. Principal place of business is in Phoenix APS is the Pinnacle West Capital Corp. principal subsidiary (NYSE: PNW).