The El Paso Electric Kalahari Research Center

The El Paso Electric Kalahari Research Center is located in the middle of the new African Exhibit at the El Paso Zoo. The building includes a 3 kW solar photovoltaic array and a 2 kW wind turbine which will provide between 15 to 23 percent of the building’s electricity.

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Roadrunner Solar Plant

The 20 MW Roadrunner Solar Generating Facility is located on 210-acres in Santa Teresa, New Mexico. The facility uses thin-film photovoltaic solar modules provided by First Solar.

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Las Cruces Centennial Solar Farm

The Las Cruces Centennial Solar Farm in Las Cruces, New Mexico, is a 12 MW poly-crystalline Solar Farm that began commercial operation in May 2012.

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Hatch Solar Energy Center I, LLC

The Center, located in Hatch, New Mexico, generates 5 MW of power that is purchased by El Paso Electric as part of a 25-year agreement.

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Wrangler Solar Facility

In October 2011, El Paso Electric added the 48 kW Wrangler Solar Facility to its generation portfolio. The facility utilizes Concentrated Photovoltaic (CPV) equipment provided by SolFocus.

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Stanton Tower Solar Facility

In January 2012, El Paso Electric added the 31 kW Stanton Solar Installation to the roof of El Paso Electric’s Corporate Headquarters in Downtown El Paso, TX.

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El Chaparral Solar Farm

The El Chaparral Solar Farm, located on more than 140 acres in Chaparral, New Mexico, is a 10 MW polycrystalline solar farm that began commercial operation in June 2012.

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Macho Springs Solar Facility

Macho Springs Solar Facility, located in Luna County, New Mexico, is a 50 MW AC ground mounted single-axis tracking PV system. This project is a result of a 20-year Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with Macho Springs Solar, LLC (owned by Southern Company subsidiary Southern Power and Turner Renewable Energy). The facility began commercial operation in May 2014 and is now the largest solar project in New Mexico.

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PSEG El Paso Energy Center

PSEG El Paso Solar Energy Center, located in northeast El Paso, Texas, is a 10 MW AC ground mounted single-axis tracking PV system that is interconnected to EPE’s 13.8-kV distribution feeder.

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Camino Real Gas to Energy Facility

By using state-of–the-art technology, the landfill owners harvest the methane gas that is naturally produced when microorganisms that live in organic materials cause these materials to decompose. The methane gas is then used as a fuel source to generate electricity.

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El Paso Community College 14kW Solar Facility

El Paso Electric and El Paso Community College have collaborated on a solar photovoltaic system at the College's Advanced Technology Center.

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EPE and EPISD Solar Power Project

The Solar Energy Project, completed in collaboration with the El Paso Independent School District, offers an opportunity to inform the community of the benefits of renewable energy applications like solar power.

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Holloman Air Force Base Atlas Solar Array

The Holloman Atlas Solar Array is an El Paso Electric owned and operated energy resource dedicated to serve Holloman Air Force Base. The solar project broke ground in 2017 and began commercial operation in October 2018.

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Van Horn Solar Power Facility

The Van Horn Solar Power Facility is located at EPE’s Customer Service Office in Van Horn, Texas. The facility is a 20 kW DC photovoltaic (PV) system with an estimated annual output of 33,141 kWh.

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Solar Power Systems at El Paso Electric Power Plants

El Paso Electric has added solar power to its Newman and Rio Grande power plants. The photovoltaic systems are expected to generate 260,000 kWh per year.

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* Number of homes powered for the year based on average home yearly energy consumption.
** Number of homes being powered based on average home hourly energy consumption.