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Solar plant surpasses 1 million panels

San Diego Union Tribune

The millionth solar panel has been installed at a sprawling desert power plant that will feed energy to San Diego-area utility customers as soon as late spring, the project developer said Tuesday.

Omaha, Neb.-based Tenaska announced the milestone at its Imperial Solar Energy Center South, a utility-scale photovoltaic solar plant taking shape across nearly 950 acres of private agricultural land southwest of El Centro, adjacent to the U.S. border with Mexico.

Tempe, Ariz.-based First Solar is supplying the project's nearly 2 million panels, and acting as the construction contractor.

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