Tag: Arizona

Capstone to expand its long-term microturbine business

Capstone Turbine Corporation, the world’s leading clean technology manufacturer of microturbine energy systems, announced recently that it continues to expand its long-term microturbine rental business with an additional 1.6 MWs on top of the initial 3.6 MWs deployed last fall with one of the world’s largest oil and gas producers.

SOLON, UniSource bring solar to Arizona

SOLON Corporation has entered into an agreement with UniSource Energy Services (UES) that will bring a 1.22MW solar system to Kingman, Arizona. The plant will be powered by SOLON systems and modules, providing a faster, more cost-efficient method for UES

Suntech and Zachry win solar contract

Suntech and Zachry have received a contract from Sempra Generation to design and construct the Mesquite Solar 1 project in Arizona, USA. As per the contract, Zachry will install and integrate more than 800,000 Suntech multi-crystalline solar panels at the site. Construction of the plant will begin mid-2011 with completion set for 2013. The plant will generate 350,000MWh of electricity every year, enough to power 50,000 homes. Pacific Gas & Electric will purchase the power generated from the plant under a 150MW (AC), 20-year power purchase agreement.


Gamesa to supply turbines to Western Wind

Gamesa will supply wind turbines, with a total capacity of 10MW, for a wind farm being built by Western Wind Energy in Arizona. As per the contract, Gamesa will install five G90-2.0MW wind turbines on 78m towers in April 2011.

USA: solar plant

NTR has announced plans to build its first large-scale solar power plant with the deployment of 60 SunCatcher machines in Arizona within 5 months.