Renewable Energy, Solar

Dominion buys 20 MW California solar power facility

Dominion bought a 20 MW solar power facility in California from E.On North America. The facility is expected to enter service in the second quarter of 2015.

Alamo Solar is located in San Bernardino County near Helendale, Calif. It has secured a 20-year power purchase agreement and a transmission interconnection agreement.

Alamo Solar is expected to qualify for the federal Investment Tax Credit.

Dominion‘s total contracted solar generating portfolio consists of 384 megawatts in operation or under development in California, Connecticut, Georgia, Indiana, Tennessee and Utah. The acquisition of Alamo brings Dominion’s solar portfolio in California to 241 MW.

The company also plans to develop 400 MW of utility solar generation in Virginia by 2020.