20 Apr '17, 4pm

[email protected] completes utility-scale #solar project for tech company @Cisco in California

NRG Energy has announced that a newly commissioned, 20 MW AC solar energy facility is now generating solar power for technology conglomerate Cisco’s San Jose, Calif., headquarters. NRG says all electricity and renewable energy credits generated by its new plant will go to Cisco under a 20-year power purchase agreement (PPA), increasing the Cisco headquarters’ total use of clean, emission-free electricity. Called the Blythe II project, the solar facility took 12 months to build and created 220 jobs during the peak of construction in 2016, according to NRG. M+W Energy Inc., a company of the M+W Group, served as the engineering, procurement and construction contractor. The project sits on a 150-acre parcel in eastern Riverside County, Calif., adjacent to NRG’s Blythe I solar plant, and features 96,000 solar panels. It will help Cisco meet its 2017 sustainability goals to redu...

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