Location: Taft, California

Status: Completed

Size: 20MW

The project is made up of 89,000 solar panels that utilise single-axis tracking. Image: E.ON

The project is made up of 89,000 solar panels that utilise single-axis tracking. Image: E.ON

Global utility E.ON has completed a 20MW solar project near the city of Taft in California.

The company’s subsidiary, E.ON Solar, connected the installation — known as the Maricopa West project — which makes up a portion of the wider Maricopa Sun Solar Complex.

The installation is comprised of 89,000 solar panels using single-axis tracking and has been tabbed with a specific habitat conservation plan, which will be enforced by the United States Fish and Wildlife Service.

Once completed, the entire Maricopa Sun Solar Complex will have a generation capacity of up to 700MW.

Tags: california, e.on, pv plant

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