sPower, a leading renewable energy provider, today announced that its Sierra Solar project, sPower’s first in Los Angeles County, has successfully been completed and has started operation. The 22.5MW solar farm is now delivering clean, reliable energy to Southern California Edison (SCE) under a 20-year power purchase agreement (PPA).
"This important milestone is another renewable energy success story for the Antelope Valley. It is a result of a years-long collaborative effort from everyone involved – from LA County’s Department of Regional Planning to Lancaster landowners to SCE to our EPC partner,” said sPower CEO, Ryan Creamer. “It is exciting to see the project become fully operational, and we look forward to continuing to foster an ongoing relationship with LA County."About sPower: sPower, an AES and AIMCo company, is the largest private owner of operating solar assets in the United States. sPower owns and operates a portfolio of solar and wind assets greater than 1.5 GW and has a development pipeline of more than 10 GW. sPower is owned by a joint venture partnership between The AES Corporation (NYSE: AES), a worldwide energy company headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, and the Alberta Investment Management Corporation, one of Canada’s largest and most diversified institutional investment fund managers.