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Lathrop Wells Solar Project Fact Sheet

 Lathrop Wells Solar Project (NVN-086571)

Toward a safe, clean energy future:  Lathrop Wells Solar Project proposes to use the state’s most abundant energy resource and leverage Nevada’s solar energy potential as a significant economic engine while simultaneously creating new jobs and bringing investment into the state; all the while supporting Nevada's utilities commitment and leadership in sustainable energy.

 
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Proposed Location: Armagosa Valley Area, Nye county Nevada

Electricity Production Capacity: 

Phase I: 250MW
Phase II: 250 MW

Company: Abengoa Solar Inc.

Acreage: 5,217*

Status: Preparation phases towards a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS)

Public Comment:

Scoping comment period ended 09/13/2010
Public comments on Draft EIS - pending

Electrical Transmission Connection: NV Energy & Valley Electric Association. 230kV transmission line to the Abengoa Switch Station

 
*Acreage of total application area, not actual solar facility.
By the Numbers (Company's proposed action)
  • Net annual generation production of 900 GWh
  • Create 1,500 construction jobs and 70 permanent jobs
  • Each 250MW phase would annually offsets 19 tons of nitrogen oxide, 11 tons of carbon monoxide, and 438,000 tons of carbon dioxide