Two related companies, Jackpot Solar East LLC and Jackpot Solar West LLC, on April 22 filed with the Nevada Public Utilities Commission notices that they had filed for certification of Qualifying Facility status with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for a pair of 20-MW (ac) projects.
Jackpot Solar West plans a 20-MW (ac) solar photovoltaic facility located about two miles north of the town of Jackpot in Twin Falls County. It will interconnect with a power line jointly owned by Idaho Power and NV Energy. The solar project is expected to begin operation around Dec. 31, 2017. The company’s parent is Alternative Power Development Northwest LLC.
The Jackpot Solar East project is also due for operation at the end of 2017, is 20-MW (ac) in size and is to be located two miles north of Jackpot. The parent here is also Alternative Power Development Northwest.
A project contact person is Peter Richardson, 208-938-7901.