By Editors of Power Engineering
NextEra Energy Resources and First Solar Inc. have officially commissioned Silver State South, a 250-MW solar energy center near Primm, Nevada.
Silver State, situated on 2,000 acres of federal land, features more than 3.4 million photovoltaic solar panels mounted on single-axis trackers that follow the sun throughout the day.
"First Solar's PV technology is setting the standard for generating affordable, clean energy," said First Solar COO Tymen deJong. "By continuously driving down the cost of solar electricity and providing a solution that addresses energy security and water scarcity, we are delivering on our commitment to build a more sustainable energy future."