SCE Pens Solar Power Project Deal

Law360, New York (August 18, 2009, 5:17 PM EDT) -- Southern California Edison Co. said Tuesday it had inked a deal with solar module manufacturer First Solar Inc. to build two large-scale solar power projects that will produce 1.2 billion kilowatt-hours of clean energy per year.

SCE, California’s largest electric utility, said the installations would have a generation capacity of 550 megawatts of photovoltaic solar electricity, enough to provide power to about 170,000 homes.

“Southern California Edison is always looking for innovative ways to deliver clean power from renewable sources,” said Stuart Hemphill, SCE's senior vice...
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