17 MW DuraTrack HZ™ Tracking System Completed in Arizona by Array Technologies
Hyder facility is part of Arizona Public Service Co. solar initiative
Albuquerque, NM – 9/9/11 – Array Technologies today announced the completion of a 17 MW facility for Arizona Public Service Co. (APS) in Hyder, AZ. Developed and constructed by SunEdison, the facility will be owned and operated by APS as part of the utility’s effort to expand its portfolio of renewable energy in the state.
Array Technologies’ DuraTrack HZ™ tracking system was selected for the site, which will maximize the amount of energy generated per square foot of ground space and will provide APS the best return on its investment as compared to other fixed rack or tracking systems on the market.
Arizona Public Service Co. plans to have 682 MWs of renewable energy online by 2013, including completed and ongoing projects.
About Array Technologies
Array Technologies, Inc., provides unequalled expertise in engineering and manufacturing innovative solar tracking systems for utilities, corporations, and small businesses worldwide. Array’s patented tracker designs have established the standard for cost-effective, robust, reliable, and easy to install tracking solutions. Headquartered in Albuquerque, NM, Array Technologies’ trackers are manufactured in the USA.
SunEdison is a global provider of solar energy services. The company develops, finances, installs and operates distributed power plants using proven photovoltaic technologies, delivering fully managed, predictably priced solar energy services for its commercial, government and utility customers. In 2009, SunEdison delivered more kilowatt hours (kWh) of energy than any other solar services provider in North America. For more information about SunEdison, please visit www.sunedison.com.
APS, Arizona’s largest and longest-serving electric utility, serves more than 1.1 million customers in 11 of the state’s 15 counties. With headquarters in Phoenix, APS is the principal subsidiary of Pinnacle West Capital Corp. (NYSE: PNW).