13 Dec '17, 8pm

EDF and officials flip the switch on 179 MW of #solar in Nevada

EDF and officials flip the switch on 179 MW of #solar in Nevada

During a celebration event on Monday, EDF Renewable Energy (EDF RE) officially marked commercial operation of the Switch Station 1 and Switch Station 2 solar power plants in Clark County, Nev. With a combined capacity of 179 MW-AC, the Switch Station facilities are the first utility-scale solar power plants to be built in one of the U.S. Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) designated Solar Energy Zones and will support tech company Switch’s commitment to power its facilities with 100% clean energy. Former U.S. Sen. Harry Reid, D-Nev.; BLM Nevada Director John Ruhs; Clark County Commissioner Chairman Steve Sisolak; Nevada State Energy Office Director Angela Dykema; and other federal, state and local leaders joined executives from project partners to ceremonially “flip the switch” on Monday, marking the delivery of solar power to Switch data centers in Las Vegas and Reno. Powe...

Full article: https://solarindustrymag.com/edf-officials-flip-switch-17...

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