Coming soon: 20 MW solar installation


New solar installation

Fuel type: solar photovoltaic
Net capacity: 20 megawatts
Commercial operations: early 2020

Operations


  • Facility will cover approximately 150 acres
  • TBA silicon photovoltaic panels
  • Single-Axis tracking system
  • Battery will store up to 2 megawatt hours of solar energy and discharge at a rate of 1 megawatt when the sun isn't shining
  • More details here

Energy production


  • Power will be purchased from DEPCOM Power
  • Platte River receives full energy output of project
  • Will generate power for approximately 4,000 homes per year

Environmental


  • Non-Carbon resource
  • Zero process water use

Rawhide Flats Solar


Rawhide Flats Solar

Fuel type: solar photovoltaic
Net capacity: 30 megawatts
Commercial operations: Fall 2016

Operations


  • Facility covers approximately 185 acres
  • Total of 117,120 photovoltaic panels
  • Single-Axis tracking system
  • Will generate power for approximately 6,000 homes per year

Costs


  • Power is purchased from Public Service Enterprise Group (PSEG)
  • Platte River receives full energy output of project

Environmental


  • Non-Carbon resource
  • Zero process water use