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NRG 66-Megawatt Southern California Solar Farm Begins Operations

February 01, 2013

NRG Energy Inc., the largest independent U.S. electricity generator, began commercial operations at a 66-megawatt solar farm in Los Angeles county.

PG&E Corp. (PCG:US) will purchase electricity from the Alpine Solar project under a 20-year contract, Princeton, New Jersey-based NRG said today in a statement. First Solar Inc. (FSLR:US) built the project and will provide maintenance services.

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Companies Mentioned

  • PCG
    (PG&E Corp)
    • $52.73 USD
    • 0.79
    • 1.5%
  • FSLR
    (First Solar Inc)
    • $42.35 USD
    • 1.45
    • 3.42%
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