Project Location: Hatch, New Mexico
Project Owner: NextEra Energy Resources
Fuel Source: Solar
Project Capacity: 5 MW
Commercial Operation Date: July 2011
El Paso Electric purchases all the energy generated from the 5 MW Hatch Solar Energy Center in Hatch, New Mexico under a 25-year Power Purchase Agreement. The center, which began operation in July 2011, is owned and operated by NextEra Energy Resources. The facility uses SunPower monocrystalline solar panels with dual-axis tracking to provide energy to service the electricity needs of 1,800 homes on an annual basis.
Hatch Solar Energy Center I, LLC production over the past 12 hours
** Number of homes being powered based on average home hourly energy consumption.