8minutenergy Renewables and Capital Dynamics, an independent global private asset management firm, today celebrated the completion and commercial operation of the 328 MWdc Mount Signal 3 Solar Farm. The project is the largest in the 800-MW Mount Signal solar cluster, which is not only the largest PV project in California, but also among the largest in the world. Mount Signal 3, acquired by Capital Dynamics’ Clean Energy Infrastructure (CEI) business in 2017, commenced construction earlier this year and is being brought to commercial operation ahead of schedule.
Mortenson Construction provided the EPC contracting for the Mount Signal 3 plant. Key suppliers included First Solar with 2.8 million Series 4 thin-film solar panels, Nextracker with its NX Horizon smart solar tracker, and TMEIC with 96 of their Solar Ware Samurai 2700 central inverters.
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