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 Sonoran Solar Energy Project 
Boulevard Associates (AZA 34187)

  • Formerly known as the Jojoba Project
  • Maricopa County, east of State Route 85 and the Jojoba Substation
  • 13,440 acres (4,000 acres to be used for project)
  • 375 MW
  • Concentrating solar power trough

Palomas Project 
NextLight Renewable Power (AZA 34568) 

  • Yuma County, Hyder area
  • 20,165 acres
  • 500 MW 
  • Concentrating solar power trough

Quartzsite Project 
Solar Reserve (AZA 34666)

  • La Paz County, north of Quartzsite
  • 26,273 (1,450 final footprint acreage)
  • 600 MW
  • Concentrating solar power tower
  • Western Area Power Authority is the lead agency in the permitting process. BLM is a cooperating agency.
  • Status: Scoping meetings held in January 2010. Resource studies underway.
Hyder Valley Solar Energy 
Pacific Solar Investment (Iberdrola) (AZA 34425)
  • Maricopa County, in the Hyder Valley
  • 5,764 acres
  • 500 MW
  • Concentrating solar power trough
  • Notice of Intent published May 20, 2010
  • Scoping meetings held in June 2010

Palo Verde Project
Areva AZ II (AZA 34321)

  • Maricopa County, southeast of Big Horn Mountains and north of I-10.
  • 5,747 acres
  • 1,120 MW
  • Concentrating solar power Fresnel lens

OTHER SOLAR PROJECTS ON FILE

Boulevard’s Aguila Project 
Boulevard Associates (AZA 34184)
  • Maricopa County, south of Aquila between the Harquahala Moutains and the Vulture Mountains
  • 7,375 acres
  • 500 MW
  • Concentrating solar power trough

Boulevard’s Burnt Mountain Project 
Boulevard Associates (AZA 034186)

  • Maricopa County, south of the Big Horn Mountains and north of I-10 (exit 81)
  • 5,912 acres
  • 500 MW
  • Concentrating solar power trough

Big Horn  
Pacific Solar Investment (Iberdrola) (AZA 34424)

  • Maricopa County, southwest of Big Horn Mountains and north of I-10
  • 7,240 acres
  • 300 MW
  • Concentrating solar power Fresnel lens

Horizon Aguila
Horizon Wind Energy (AZA 34540)

  • Maricopa County, south of Aquila between Harquahala Mountains and Vulture Mountains
  • 11,534 acres
  • 250 MW
  • Concentrating solar power trough

Harquahala  
Arizona Renewable Ventures (AZA 34737)

  • Maricopa County, southwest of Big Horn Mountains and north of I-10
  • 14,046 acres
  • 250 MW
  • Photovoltaic

LSR Jackrabbit
LSR Jackrabbit LLC (AZA 034797)

  • Maricopa County in the Hassayampa Plain near Jackrabbit Wash
  • 27,036 acres
  • 500 MW
  • Concentrating solar power trough


Gila Bend
First Solar (AZA 34357)

  • Maricopa County, south of Gila Bend
  • 6,000 acres
  • 500 MW
  • Photovoltaic

Saddle Mountain 
First Solar (AZA 34358)

  • Maricopa County, Saddle Mountain area south of I-10
  • 6,000 acres
  • 300 MW
  • Photovoltaic

Dendora Valley 
Arizona Renewable Ventures (AZA 34774)

  • Maricopa County, Saddle Mountain area south of I-10
  • 6,000 acres
  • 300 MW
  • Photovoltaic

LSR Palo Verde
LSR Palo Verde (AZA 34799)

  • Maricopa County, in the Palo Verde Valley south of the Palo Verde Hills and north of Elliot Road
  • 5,855 acres
  • 600 MW
  • Concentrating solar power trough

Arlington West 
SunPower Corp. Systems (AZA 35166)

  • Maricopa County, west of Arlington Valley
  • 5,800 acres
  • Megawatts to be determined
  • Photovoltaic

Mountain Spring Facility 
Boulevard Associates (AZA 34200)

  • Mohave County, Highway 93 & White Hills Road
  • 6,704 acres
  • 250 MW
  • Concentrating solar power trough 

Senator Facility 
Boulevard Associates (AZA 34201)

  • Mohave County, Highway 93 & Temple Bar Road
  • 15,633 acres
  • 250 MW
  • Concentrating solar power trough

Eagletail 
Pacific Solar Investments (Iberdrola) (AZA 34416)

  • La Paz County, east of Hovatter Road and south of I-10
  • 19,000 acres
  • 1,500 MW
  • Concentrating solar power trough

Little Horn
SunPower Corp. (AZA 34739
)

  • La Paz County, Little Horn Mountain area
  • 12,000 acres
  • 1,000 MW
  • Concentrating solar power trough

Vicksburg
NextLight Renewable Power

  • La Paz County, east of New Water Mountains
  • 15,000 acres
  • 500 MW
  • Concentrating solar power trough

Centennial
NextLight Renewable Power (AZA 34566)

  • La Paz County, northeast of Eagletail Mountains
  • 13,427 acres
  • 500 MW
  • Concentrating solar power trough 

Quartzsite 
NextLight Renewable Power (AZA 34554)

  • La Paz County, south of Quartzsite
  • 20,699 acres
  • 500 MW
  • Concentrating solar power trough

Black Rock Hill 
Solar Reserve (AZA 34665)

  • La Paz County, Black Rock Hill area
  • 5,600 acres
  • 600 MW
  • Concentrating solar power trough

Agua Caliente 
Solar Reserve (AZA 34668)

  • Yuma and Maricopa counties, Hyder area
  • 5,678 acres
  • 600 MW
  • Concentrating solar power tower

Wildcat Quartzsite
Wildcat Quartzsite LLC/Bright Source Energy (AZA 34936)

  • Yuma County, Along US Highway 95, south of Quartzsite
  • 12,000 acres
  • 800 MW
  • Concentrating solar power tower

Horizon
Horizon Wind Energy, LLC (AZA 347654)

  • La Paz County, north of Wenden, south of the Harcuvar Mountains
  • 8,812 acres
  • 500 MW
  • Concentrating solar power trough

Bouse
Boulevard Associates (AZA 34335)

  • La Paz County, Bouse
  • 24,220 acres
  • 500 MW and (2) 250 MW
  • Concentrating solar power trough

Wildcat Harcuvar South
Wildcat Harcuvar South, LLC (AZA 34946)

  • La Paz County, north of McMullen Valley
  • 10,947 acres
  • (4) 200 MW
  • Concentrating solar power tower

Ranegras
Iberdrola (AZA 34426)

  • La Paz County, west of Hovatter Road and south of I-10
  • 26,000 acres
  • 2,000 MW
  • Concentrating solar power trough

Safford Solar Energy Center
Solar Reserve LLC

  • Graham County, San Simon
  • 22,891 acres
  • 250 MW
  • Concentrating solar power trough

 La Posa Solar Thermal
Iberdola (AZA 34427)

  • Yuma and La Paz counties, south of Quartzsite in the Stone Cabin area on both sides of US 95
  • 38,000 acres
  • 2,000 MW
  • Concentrating solar power trough 
 
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