CALIPATRIAÂ â€“ Solar Frontier Americas, US subsidiary of the worldâ€™s largest CIS solar energy solutions provider, Solar Frontier, announced today it is nearing completion of 2 solar electric power plants totaling 106 MWdc in the Imperial Valley of Southern California. The company held a Ribbon Cutting event to celebrate the achievement.
The projects, Midway I & II are located a few miles northwest of Calipatria in the great Mojave Desert.
Blattner Energy, recognized for building some of the largest and most complex energy projects in North America, handled the EPC services for the projects. Developed and constructed for high performance, both solar plants are installed with NEXTracker single-axis trackers valued for their ability to increase the systemâ€™s energy yield and autonomous row technology that enables easier access for operations and maintenance. The solar plants are constructed with Power Electronics rugged HEC PLUS, one of the most powerful and reliable inverters on the market.
Solar Frontier Americas held an official ribbon cutting for the projects Monday, Dec. 12th with California State Assembly Member, Eduardo Garcia presenting, and representatives from the Imperial Irrigation District, Imperial County and local city officials in attendance.
Charles Pimentel, CEO, Solar Frontier Americas Development said, â€œWe focus on first-class execution to construct high quality solar systems that will reliably deliver high system performance in the long term. Solar Frontier Americas Development team encountered several project challenges and through collaboration with the Imperial Irrigation District, local authorities and land owners, were able to effectively navigate solutions maintaining our high standard of quality and completing the projects on schedule.â€
Solar Frontier Americas are local experts on development in the Southern California region with almost 166 MW of solar projects in operation or development. The company has a pipeline of over 400 MWs currently in various stages of development. The company also partners with small and medium size developers to support the completion of viable solar projects. For more information, contact their San Francisco offices at 415-230-5601.