San Jose, Calif., June 26, 2012 — The energy alternatives division of Cupertino Electric, announced the completion of a 20 MW solar photovoltaic project in Huron, California engineered and constructed for Pacific Gas and Electric Co.
The 20 MW project was built in eight months and is the third project that Cupertino Electric has built for PG&E under the utility's five-year clean energy initiative. The commercial operation date of the 20 MW project is scheduled for June 29, 2012.
The 20 MW Huron project was engineered and constructed by Cupertino Electric under PG&E's 500 MW Solar PV Program, which includes up to 250 MW of utility-owned solar generation.
The Huron site is one of three projects, which comprise the second year of the utility-owned generation program. Construction of the project spanned eight months starting in October 2011 and ending in June 2012.