Solar and wind energy project begins commercial service

Western Wind Energy Corp. began commercial operations of the 10.5 MW capacity wind and solar energy project in Arizona.

The project uses five Gamesa G-90 2 MW wind turbines with 500 kW of solar panels on a single axis tracking system. The project began operations on August 30 and entered commercial operations on September 16.

Unisource Electric Services signed a power purchase agreement for the output from the plant.

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