SAN DIEGO, Oct. 29, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Swinerton Renewable Energy, together with partners from project owner New Energy Solar (NEW), and the project’s previous owner D. E. Shaw Renewable Investments (DESRI), broke ground on Mount Signal 2 in Southern California’s Imperial Valley. Swinerton is serving as EPC on the 200MWdc photovoltaic solar project, which was acquired by NEW in March 2018. DESRI will continue to provide development and asset management services to the project.
Swinerton expects to complete construction in December 2019. The project will include the NEXTracker single-axis tracker system, Power Electronics inverters, and over 460,000 modules. Tying into the San Diego Gas and Electric (SDG&E) transmission lines, Mount Signal 2 is expected to generate enough energy to power approximately 70,000 homes served by Southern California Edison.
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