California, United States [RenewableEnergyWorld.com] eSolar announced that it has signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) with Southern California Edison (SCE) to build a total of 245 megawatts (MW) of concentrating solar plants.
The plants will be located in the Antelope Valley region of Southern California. The series of fully operational plants will begin production in 2011 according to eSolar.
“SCE is committed to providing renewable energy generation at competitive costs — to this end, we review all of the possible sources to meet the growing demand for clean power,” said Stuart Hemphill vice president of renewable and alternative power at SCE. “eSolar’s proposed solar projects promise to be modular, scalable and easily and rapidly deployed. SCE is excited about the prospects of eSolar’s unique solar technology and the potential benefits it can bring for our customers.”