PVNavigator, LLC Signs a Power Purchase Agreement with Southern California Edison for a 3MW Solar Facility on a Closed Landfill
Brea, CA, July 11, 2014 --(PR.com
)-- Project Navigator, Ltd. (PNL), via its solar power projects development group, PVNavigator, LLC (PVN), has entered into a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with Southern California Edison (SCE) for a 3MW (AC) solar photovoltaic (PV) facility to be located on the County of San Bernardino’s closed Milliken Sanitary Landfill located in Ontario, CA. The power generated from the facility will be sold under the terms of the PPA for a period of 20 years. The Milliken Landfill Solar project will assist the utility in meeting their renewable energy portfolio goals.
When online in late 2015, the project will be the only renewable, commercial-scale solar development on a closed municipal landfill in Ontario.
PNL has vast experience in the reuse of closed landfills. These capabilities have been integrated with PNL’s more recently developed solar power expertise, under PVNavigator, LLC to negotiate, engineer, finance and construct small-scale, landfill-located, distributed solar power projects nationwide.
Robert Potter, Project Manager at PVN, who was key in securing the PPA commented, “This recent development moves us one step closer to our goals of developing renewable, solar energy solutions on brownfields and urban-located closed landfills that are otherwise deemed as unusable land.” PVN will manage all the next phases of the Milliken Landfill PV solar project including design, permitting, financing, construction and start up.
The landfill solar project will deliver a local, green source of power to the community, while preserving land resources. With established site control, an interconnect agreement and now the PPA, PNL will work with the County of San Bernardino in obtaining all necessary land entitlements for the project before construction begins.
About Project Navigator, Ltd.’s PVNavigator, LLC.
Project Navigator, Ltd. (PNL), and its solar power development operating entity, PVNavigator, LLC (PVN), is a Southern California-based developer of distributed, utility scale, solar photovoltaic projects located on landfills and brownfield sites. PVN has a pipeline of PV solar facilities under development throughout the United States. For more information, visit www.PVNavigator.com or www.ProjectNavigator.com.