Desert Sunlight Solar Farm is a 550MW photovoltaic (PV) solar power project built across 3,600 acres land in the Chuckwalla Valley. It was developed by NextEra Energy Resources and GE Financial Services. It is located in the east of Riverside county of California over land managed by the US Bureau of land Management (BLM).
The project witnessed the start of construction in September 2011 and was commissioned in February 2015.
It is capable of generating enough clean energy to serve around 160,000 California homes and displaces 300,000mt of carbon dioxide emissions annually. It is expected to support the state in achieving 33% of power from renewable resources by 2020.
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