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World’s largest solar plant in operation

World’s largest solar plant in operation 26. November 2014 | Global PV markets , Applications & Installations , Market & Trends | By: Jonathan Gifford The 550 MW Topaz Solar Project has been completed and connected to the grid. The plant, located in San Luis Obispo County, California is currently the largest operational PV power plant in the world. First Solar's Topaz and Desert Sunlight projects will add over 1 GW of solar capacity to California's grids. First Solar, Inc. U.S. solar company First Solar has been installing the vast 550 MW Topaz solar project since November 2011 . At the time ground was broken at the site, First Solar said that it expected to installation to take three years: It came in one month early. A project this size was never a sure thing, but First Solar has managed to deliver and install nine million of its CdTe thin film modules, across almost 10 ...

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