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The 250-megawatt (AC) California Valley Solar Ranch (CVSR) in SanLuis Obispo County is actively generating reliable solar power forPacific Gas & Electric customers, while helping California achieve itsprogressive renewable energy goals. http://us.sunpower.com

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California valley solar ranch

FACT SHEET

CALIFORNIA VALLEY SOLAR RANCH

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The 250-megawatt (AC) California Valley Solar Ranch (CVSR) in San

Luis Obispo County is actively generating reliable solar power for

Pacific Gas & Electric customers, while helping California achieve its

progressive renewable energy goals.

Location:

San Luis Obispo County,

California

Capacity:

250 MWac

Owners:

NRG Energy, NRG Yield

Design/Construction:

SunPower

Power Purchaser:

Pacific Gas & Electric

The power plant, which was completed in October 2013, is jointly

owned by NRG Energy and NRG Yield. SunPower designed

and constructed the site utilizing SunPower™ Oasis™ Power Plant

Technology—a fully integrated, modular solution consisting of

cost-optimized 1.5-megawatt power blocks which enable scalable

deployment of clean, renewable energy. Oasis technology enabled

CVSR to begin delivering energy to the grid a full 12 months ahead

of plant completion.

Technology:

SunPower™ Oasis™

Power Plant

Equivalent No. of

Homes Powered:

Approx. 100,000

Array and Operations

Acreage:

Approx. 1,500

Commercial Operations

Commenced:

October, 2013

ECONOMIC BENEFITS

Injects an estimated $315 million of economic development into local

economy from 2011 through 2038

Created 700 jobs during peak construction from 2011 to 2013

ENVIRONMENTAL BENEFITS

Protects and preserves in perpetuity, more than 12,000 acres of land to

meet conservation objectives for a range of species

Offsets the production of up to 336,000 metric tons of greenhouse gas

emissions per year

Generates emission-free power for approximately 100,000 homes, the

equivalent of nearly every home in San Luis Obispo County

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