Swinerton Builders has chosen EPC firm Blymyer Engineers to provide engineering services for the 150MW Springbok 2 solar farm in Kern County, California.
The Springbok project has three phases involving the development of 350MW solar capacity covering around 809 hectares of previously underdeveloped agricultural and grazing land.
Blymyer Engineers has already provided engineering services for the first phase 105MW Springbok 1 solar farm.
Sprinbok 2 uses ATI single axis trackers, SMA Sunnycentral 2200 inverters, and Trina TSM 315 watt PD 14 modules.
Power will be transmitted to the grid via one or more generation tie lines connecting to the LADWP Beacon Substation.
As well as completing the electrical design of the plant, Blymyer Engineers is working on structural designs including inverter foundations and single axis tracker foundations.