Project Location: Chaparral, New Mexico
Project Owner: SunE EPE1, LLC
Fuel Source: Solar
Project Capacity: 10 MW
Commercial Operation Date: June 2012
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. The facility is ground-mounted on Azimuth trackers with single-axis capability. It consists of more than 40,300 solar panels that are designed to produce more than 27 million kilowatt hours of energy annually, which EPE purchases under a 25-year Power Purchase Agreement with SunE EPE1, LLC. This amount of energy is enough to serve the needs of 3,300 homes on an annual basis.
El Chaparral Solar Farm production over the past 12 hours
** Number of homes being powered based on average home hourly energy consumption.