Washington’s largest solar plant comes online

28 MW-DC single axis tracker facility in Adams County, Washington. The facility will sell its electricity to 61 unique customers.


Washington isn’t exactly known as a sunny place, with its northern border being Canada and all. Additionally, with its significant volumes of hydroelectricity, it also has cheap and clean electricity. Yet somehow, the economics of the solar power project is feeding a farming family, the city tax base, and the other customers.

Developer Strata Solar and construction contractor Swinerton Renewables Energy have completed construction of the Adams Nielson Solar Power Generation Facility, a 19.2 MW-AC / 28 MW-DC solar plant comprised of 81,.700 solar modules for Avista Utilities.

The original designs specified SunGrow inverters – the SG125HV specifically, NexTracker single axis tracking, and Hanwha Q-Cells 345/350 W solar modules.

Read more from PV Magazine here.