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Solar Energy: Solar Star / Bhadla

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Solar Star
Bhadla

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Innovation:  Solar Star (solar energy farm)
Location: California
Year:  2015


“The plant has around 1.7 million solar panels on over 13 square kilometers in Kern and Los Angeles Counties, California. The Solar Star project is made up of two sections; Solar Star 1 and Solar Star 2 with a capacity of 314MW and 265MW respectively. The entire project generates 579 MW of energy enough to power 255,000 homes.” [1].
Editor note: As of 2021, this is the largest solar energy plant in the U.S.

*2021 Editor note:  As of 2021 the largest solar energy farm in the world is:
Bhadla Solar Park – India
2,245 MW  Mega Watts capacity (2.2GW Giga Watts)
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Written by Gregory Brooks

October 11, 2011 at 6:17 am

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