Quanta Services Awarded Contracts for Solar Tracking Facilities in California
Quanta Services, Inc. (NYSE: PWR) today announced that its subsidiary, Quanta Power Generation, Inc., has been selected by Con Edison Development (CED) to engineer, procure and construct two photovoltaic (PV) facilities totaling approximately 40 megawatts (MWac) located in Kings and Tulare counties, Calif.
Under the terms of the contracts with SPS White River LLC and SPS Corcoran LLC, both of which are special purpose entity (SPE) subsidiaries of CED, Quanta will provide comprehensive design, engineering, procurement and installation services for all equipment required for the two 20MWac projects. Pre-construction activities began in October 2012 and the projects are expected to be completed in 2013. Combined, the facilities will use approximately 176,000 polycrystalline PV solar modules mounted to a single-axis tracking system and span more than 350 acres.
"These solar facilities are expected to support the local economy through job creation and generation of clean, renewable power," said Jim O'Neil, president and chief executive officer of Quanta Services. "We are proud to apply our engineering, procurement and construction expertise to this project."
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