Solar Frontier, a CIS solar energy solutions provider, reports that its sold a 15-MW PV solar project to Southern Power and Turner Renewable Energy. Southern Power is a subsidiary of Southern Co., a national leader in providing clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy, and Turner Renewable Energy is an investor of renewable energy projects in the United States.
Solar Frontier Americas Development LLC develops PV projects installed with Solar Frontier’s
advanced CIS technology, a solar module that generates higher energy yields in real-world environments than conventional crystalline silicon technologies.
The project, named Morelos del Sol, is expected to be built with approximately 111,744 CIS modules mounted on single-axis trackers. Located in Kern County, Calif., the project is part of Solar Frontier’s 280 MW U.S. solar project development pipeline.
The project developer, Solar Frontier Americas Development LLC, a division of Solar Frontier Americas, is comprised of an experienced development team with offices in San Francisco, California and Reno, Nevada. They initiated construction on the Morelos del Sol project in July and commercial operation is expected in late November. The company currently has nine PV projects in various stages of development.
“Southern Company is a leader in renewable energy development and we are pleased a company of its stature is purchasing Solar Frontier’s project,” said Charles Pimentel, COO of Solar Frontier Americas.
— Solar Builder magazine