Macho Springs Solar PV Park is a 55MW solar PV power project. It is located in New Mexico, the US. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently active. It has been developed in a single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in May 2014. Buy the profile here.

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The project was developed by First Solar and is currently owned by Southern Power with a stake of 100%.

Macho Springs Solar PV Park is a ground-mounted solar project which is spread over an area of 597 acres.

The project generates 81,473MWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 18,000 households.

Development status

The project got commissioned in May 2014.

Power purchase agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to El Paso Electric under a power purchase agreement. The power is sold at the rate of $0.058kWh for a period of 20.00 years, starting from 2014.

Contractors involved

First Solar was selected to render engineering procurement construction services for the solar PV power project.

First Solar was selected as the supplier of the PV modules for the project. The company provided 704,160 modules each with 92.5W of nameplate capacity.

First Solar is the O&M contractor for the solar PV power project.

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About First Solar

First Solar Inc (First Solar) is a provider of solar photovoltaic (PV) systems. It designs, manufactures and sells PV solar modules. The company produces solar systems using cadmium telluride (CdTe) technology. First Solar also offers solar PV power systems, and operational and maintenance services to system owners. Its proprietary, vertically integrated process converts glass sheets into solar panels. The company serves utilities, commercial and industrial companies, independent power producers, and other system owners in Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and North America. The company has solar module manufacturing facilities in the US, Malaysia, and Vietnam. First Solar is headquartered in Tempe, Arizona, the US.

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This information is drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center, which provides detailed profiles of over 170,000 active, planned and under construction power plants worldwide from announcement through to operation across all technologies and countries worldwide.