The Year 3 utility-scale solar energy engineering and construction projects with Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) represent the fourth and fifth large-scale solar projects Cupertino Electric completed with the California-based utility. These third-year projects contained two systems in California’s Central Valley: a 10-Megawatt (MW) system titled “West Gates” and a 20-MW system titled “Gates.”
Construction of the two Year 3 sites that were designed and constructed for PG&E by our team began in late 2012 and finished in May 2013. The two solar energy projects for PG&E totaled 30 megawatts (MW) and feature 139,600 fixed-tilt solar modules installed by Cupertino Electric. The 20 MW and 10 MW solar projects are the fourth and fifth in a series of projects that Cupertino Electric has designed and built for PG&E since 2011 under the utility’s 150-MW clean energy initiative. Since 2011, when Cupertino Electric began working with PG&E to meet state-mandated renewable generation goals, the engineering and construction company has installed more than 385,700 solar modules for the utility.