Project Type: Ground mounted single-axis tracking PV system
Project Location: Newman Power Plant
Project Owner: PSEG
Fuel Source: Solar
Project Capacity: 10MW ac
Commercial Operation Date: December 30, 2014

Project Description

PSEG El Paso Solar Energy Center, located in northeast El Paso, is a 10 MW AC ground mounted single-axis tracking photovoltaic system that is interconnected to EPE’s 13.8-kV distribution feeder. The Power Purchase Agreement is between Newman Solar, LLC (owned by PSEG) and El Paso Electric.  

Project Highlights

The PSEG El Paso Solar Energy Center, which generates enough clean energy to power more than 3,800 homes, broke ground in April 2014 and began commercial operations on December 30th, 2014.

The contract life is a 30-year Power Purchase Agreement. All Renewable Energy Certificates (REC) associated with the solar energy will be owned by EPE.

PSEG El Paso Energy Center production over the past 12 hours

* 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.