SunPower starts selling 20-MWs of solar under 20-year PPA to SSVEC of Arizona

Written By: Stratton Report
December 21, 2016

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On December 21, SunPower Corp. announced that its new 20-MW AC solar plant is selling power to the Sulphur Springs Valley Electric Cooperative of Arizona under a 20-year PPA.

According to SunPower, SSVEC is retaining the renewable energy credits associated with the solar plant.

SSVEC Chief Executive Officer Creden Huber noted:

“This SunPower solar power plant supports SSVEC’s commitment to our community’s economic vitality and a sustainable quality of life, and is expected to help us achieve over 100 percent of our 2025 renewable energy goal, as established by the Arizona Corporation Commission. SunPower brings a complete solution to solar power plant development and operation that is proven to maximize energy delivery over the long term, optimizing the cost-effective, emission-free solar power that SSVEC provides its customers.”

SunPower Senior Vice President Ty Daul remarked: “Today, power generated from solar power plants is cost-competitive with power from traditional, fossil fuel burning plants. SunPower commends SSVEC for its leadership in promoting solar power development, and utilizing innovative technology solutions to take full advantage of Arizona’s abundant solar resource.”