The Calipatria Solar Facility is expected to use 130,000 CIS thin-film solar modules. DEPCOM Power is providing engineering, procurement and construction services. Construction began in August 2015, and commercial operation is scheduled for first quarter 2016. The project is Southern Power’s 10th facility in California and its 25th renewable facility overall.
The project has a 20-year power purchase agreement with San Diego Gas & Electric Co.