EDF Renewable Energy inaugurates 143 MW Californian solar project from pv magazine dot com news Oct 2 2013

EDF Renewable Energy has inaugurated its 143 MWp Catalina Solar plant – bringing online the eighth-largest photovoltaic plant in the world.

The plant is located in Kern County, California, on a 900-acre site southwest of the Tehachapi and Piute mountains. It is comprised of 82 MWp of Solar Frontier modules, and 61 MWp of First Solar PV modules, and will be operated and maintained by EDF Renewable Services.

In total, the plant has more than 1.1 million solar PV panels, and is forecast to offset 250,000 metric tons of greenhouse gas emissions annually, providing enough power for 35,000 local homes.