Pilesgrove Solar Farm
|Pilesgrove Solar Farm|
|Location||Pilesgrove Township, New Jersey|
|Owner(s)||Panda Power Funds|
|Site area||100 acres (40.5 ha)|
|Nameplate capacity||20 MW|
The Pilesgrove Solar Farm is a 20-megawatt (MW, 26,800 hp) solar photovoltaic power plant, located in Pilesgrove Township, New Jersey. The farm contains 71,000 ground-mounted solar panels and at the time of its construction was one of the largest solar farms in the northeast United States.
The solar farm was developed by Dallas-based Panda Power Funds and Valhalla, New York-based Con Edison Development. In addition to the sale of electrical power, the companies are expected to generate an additional $11 million to $12 million per year in renewable energy certificates.
- Geoff Mulvihill (October 20, 2010). "NJ building one of nation's largest solar farms". Mother Nature Network. Retrieved April 9, 2012.
- Phil Dunn (April 18, 2011). "Construction under way on large solar project in Pilesgrove Township". NJ.com. Retrieved April 9, 2012.
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