11 Sep '12, 12am

First Solar’s 250 MW Agua Caliente is the World’s Largest Solar Plant

First Solar’s 250 MW Agua Caliente is the World’s Largest Solar Plant

Construction started in the fall of 2010 and solar module installation began in June of 2011. Construction is still in progress, with completion expected in 2014. Agua Caliente is owned by NRG Energy (NYSE:NRG) and MidAmerican Solar. First Solar will build, operate and maintain the site. PG&E has a power purchase agreement in place for the electricity generated by the project. According to an earlier press release, the project’s construction phase is creating an average of 400 jobs, with over 80 percent of the workforce coming from Arizona.

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