California Valley Solar Ranch

The California Valley Solar Ranch is designed to be a 250 MW solar photovoltaic power plant in San Luis Obispo County, California. The solar photovoltaic power plant will be one of the largest in the world.
Developers: 
SunPower Corporation
Investors: 
NRG Energy, U.S. Department of Energy, Pacific Gas & Electric
Financing Mechanisms: 
Government Loans
Private Equity
Purchase Agreements
Environmental Commodities: 
Solar Renewable Energy Credits (SRECs)
Commodities Availability: 
Unknown
Project Status: 
Approved
Project Mission: 
GHG Avoidance
Renewable Generation
Project Impact: 
The solar photovoltaic power plant will produce enough electricity to power approximately 100,000 homes. The solar project will also avoid over 430,000 tons of carbon dioxide annually.