New Mexico, United States [RenewableEnergyWorld.com] GA-Solar is set to build one of the largest photovoltaic solar projects in the world in Guadalupe County, Arizona. GA-Solar and their parent company, Corporación Gestamp, plan to invest US $1 billion in New Mexico in the development of this project.
GA-Solar’s project will be located on 2,500 acres of land in Guadalupe County, which will be developed into a large solar array with the potential to reach upwards of 300MW of installed capacity once completed. It is expected to generate enough energy to power the equivalent of 50,000 homes for one year.
The project is estimated to take up to four years to construct, during which time the company will be employing 300 people in rural New Mexico. Upon completion, the company will maintain 75 full-time employees.
“Renewable energy and energy efficiency have steadily gained popularity in the United States and in New Mexico, in particular,” said Jon Riberas, CEO of GA-Solar and Corporación Gestamp. “GA-Solar is a leader in photovoltaic solar generation, with the depth and breadth of experience needed to grow the solar energy sector.”