SunEdison (NYSE: SUNE) celebrated the groundbreaking of the 22.6-MW Seven Sisters solar project in Southern Utah. The Seven Sisters are seven separate solar power plants; four are located in Beaver County and three in Iron County.
Rocky Mountain Power, a subsidiary of PacifiCorp, will purchase electricity produced under seven, 20-year power purchase agreements (PPA) with SunEdison. Upon completion, SunEdison anticipates offering the projects to TerraForm Power. Additionally, the projects are on the Call Right Projects List for TerraForm Power.
"Iron County Economic Development is thrilled to be a partner in the Seven Sisters Solar Project,” said Danny Stewart, director for Iron County Economic Development. "The three Iron County sites will have a significant impact on the local economy through the creation of construction jobs and new property tax revenue from the power plants that will be shared by the county, water conservancy district and school district. Iron County looks forward to this collaboration and the continued efforts to advance clean energy development inSouthern Utah."
SunEdison will continue to provide operation and maintenance services through its Renewable Operation Center (ROC).
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