United States

20 MW Picture Rocks Photovoltaic Plant. Arizona

This photovoltaic plant in Tucson (U.S.A.) has 20 megawatts (MW) of installed capacity and uses horizontal-axis follow-up technology.

The installation has crystalline silicon photovoltaic modules of varying power (280 watts (W) and 295 W), installed single-axis trackers connected to a 20 MW sub-station through 16 inverter transformer stations of 1.25 MW each.

Benefits for the community

  • Clean energy source
  • Electricity supplied to 3,500 homes
  • Approximately 300 jobs created during its construction
  • No water used to generate electricity
  • Low environmental impact