19 Dec '11, 8pm

Billionaire Warren Buffett is buying a 49% stake in a huge solar project in Arizona. via @Michael_GR

Billionaire Warren Buffett is buying a 49% stake in a huge solar project in Arizona. via @Michael_GR

Built by First Solar for NRG Energy for $1.8 Billion Billionaire investor and philanthropist Warren Buffett has apparently been shopping for solar power lately. Earlier this month we reported that MidAmerican Energy, a subsidiary of Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway, would buy the 550-megawatt Topaz Solar Farm from First Solar . Now Mr. Buffett is buying into another solar project, once again built by First Solar , but this time they are only getting 49% of it from its current owner, NRG Energy Inc . First Solar/Screen capture Great to See the Smart Money Interested in Solar The Agua Caliente solar project, as it is known, is located 65 miles east of the city of Yuma on the former White Wing Ranch in Arizona. Its capacity rating is 290 megawatts, or enough to power between 56,000-100,000 US homes, depending on which source you believe.Construction began in 2010 and is suppose t...

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