Canadian Solar has completed the sale of the 28.4MWp West Antelope Solar Park to Dominion. The 263-acre Project is located in Los Angeles County on the outskirts of Lancaster, California. The construction of the West Antelope solar power plant generated over 400 jobs between July and November 2014. Canadian Solar supplied 94,340 high performance CS6X-300/305P Quartech photovoltaic (PV) modules.
White Construction was the provider of Engineering, Procurement, and Construction services (“EPC”). The total solar system output will be enough to power more than 6,100 homes and to offset a total of 31.5 tons of carbon dioxide.
The culmination of this project represents a two-year development timeline for Canadian Solar, including permitting, entitlement, power execution, and system installation. The 20 year Power Purchase Agreement with PG&E was approved by the California Public Utilities Commission.
“As the largest project that Canadian Solar has developed, built, and sold in the United States, the West Antelope Solar Park represents an important milestone for the company,” said Dr. Shawn Qu, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Canadian Solar Inc. “This project showcases the capabilities of our global PV project team in project development and execution, and it also demonstrates that large scale solar PV energy systems can be a significant, viable, and sustainable component of California’s energy mix.”