Last Module Is Installed at 250-MW Copper Mountain PV Project

The installation of more than one million solar photovoltaic (PV) modules at Sempra U.S. Gas and Power’s and Consolidated Edison Development’s 250-MW AC Copper Mountain Solar 3 project in Boulder City, Nev., was completed in early April. Cupertino Electric and Amec Foster Wheeler said on April 6 that the last module was put in place at the 1,400-acre, fixed-tilt, ground-mount project that broke ground in early 2013 (Figure 5).

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5. New under the sun. Electricians from construction company Cupertino Electric install the millionth solar module at Copper Mountain Solar 3 in Nevada, marking a key milestone in the 250-MW project built in conjunction with Amec Foster Wheeler for Sempra U.S. Gas & Power and Consolidated Edison Development. Courtesy: BusinessWire

Sonal Patel, associate editor