Sempra Adding 100 MW of Green Energy to Total Capacity of its Mesquite Solar Complex

Sempra Adding 100 MW of Green Energy to Total Capacity of its Mesquite Solar Complex

Sempra Energy subsidiary Sempra U.S. Gas & Power is adding 100 MW of green energy to the existing capacity of the company’s Mesquite Solar Complex in Arlington, Ariz.

The complex, 60 miles west of Phoenix, has a total potential capacity of 700 MW.

Mesquite Solar 1 generates enough clean electricity to power 56,000 homes, and under a 20-year power purchase agreement Sempra sold 150 MW of power generated from the unit to Pacific Gas and Electric Company.

Mesquite Solar 2 and Solar 3 are under construction, both expected to be finished by late 2016.

The entirety of Solar 2’s output is being sold to Southern California Edison under a 20-year power purchase agreement.

Sempra Energy currently operates 718 MW of solar energy across the U.S.

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