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Photo Gallery: Projects Energized in Q1 2013

According to the SEIA/GTM U.S. Solar Market Insight Report 2013 Q1, released June 11, 2013, utility PV installations in the U.S. grew 670% over the course of just two years from 2010 to 2012. In 2012 alone, 1,769 MW of utility PV was connected to the grid – 59% more than the cumulative total in all prior years. See below for photos from some notable projects that went online in the first three months of 2013.

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Antelope Valley Solar Project Phase II (AV Solar Ranch One) 

Photo credit: First Solar

79 MW of the 230 MW Antelope Valley Solar Ranch One project came online in Q1 2013. Located in North Los Angeles Valley, Antelope Valley Solar Ranch One will be fully operational by December 2013. The project will have created 400 construction jobs over a 3 to 4 year period once completed by the end of the year. Learn more about solar in California>>

Alpine Solar Project

Photo credit: Business Wire

Alpine Solar Project, located in Lancaster, California, became the first operational, large-scale solar project in Los Angeles County in February 2013. The 66 MW PV system created 240 jobs during the construction of the project over the last year. Learn more about solar in California>>

Apple's Maiden, North Carolina Data Center

Apple's Maiden, North Carolina Data CenterPhoto credit: Apple

In Q1 2013, SunPower completed a 20 MW PV array at Apple’s data center in Maiden, North Carolina. Learn more about solar in North Carolina>>

Catalina Solar Project

Photo credit: EDF Renewable Energy

In Q1 2013, 67 MW of the Catalina Solar Project was energized. Once fully complete, the 143 MW project will displace 74,000 metric tons of CO2 annually. The project will have created 500 jobs in Kern County, CA by the time it is commissioned later this year. Learn more about solar in California>>

Borrego Springs Solar 1

Borrego springs solar 1Photo via Facebook

In February 2013, the 30 MW Borrego Springs Solar 1 project was completed in Borrego Springs, CA. The project created 250 jobs during the construction of the system and will generate enough clean energy to power over 20,000 homes annually.  Learn more about solar in California>>

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