First Solar, Inc. Kingbird Solar Project Power Purchase Agreement. City Council – Agenda Item 13 September 9, 2013. Project & Contract Overview. 20 MW (AC) single-axis tracking solar PV To be located on 324 acres in Rosamond, CA
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City Council – Agenda Item 13
September 9, 2013
RPS Category 1 resource relatively close to Pasadena
Feasible to operate and maintain if purchased
Renewable Energy Contracts Price Comparison
 Contract prices exclude costs of transmission, losses, and integration fees[price with * does not include RA capacity; all others do]
Current Renewable Energy Portfolio Summary (GWh)
 A gigawatt-hour (“GWh”) is equal o 1,000 megawatt-hours (“MWh”)
FUTURE(2016 onward with Kingbird)*
*Assumes other charges in the electric bill remain the same as current bill
Note: Current total bill includes all existing renewable contracts
Cumulative net impact of all renewable contracts in the energy portfolio:
Approximately $8.5 million per year
Approximately 0.73 cents per kWh starting in January 2016
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Project was offered July 24, 2013 into, and selected as part of, the open SCPPA Request for Proposal process.
Determined by PWP to be one of the “best fit/least cost” resources from among almost 300 offers.
Also determined to be exempt from Pasadena’s competitive bidding rules as a contract for professional or unique services, and as a contract potentially relating to the acquisition of real property(includes a purchase option).
SOME COMPLETEDFIRST SOLAR FACILITIES
SOME FIRST SOLAR FACILITIES UNDER CONSTRUCTION