NRG 66-Megawatt Southern California Solar Farm Begins Operations

Feb. 1 (Bloomberg) — NRG Energy Inc., the largest independent U.S. electricity generator, began commercial operations at a 66-megawatt solar farm in Los Angeles county.

PG&E Corp. will purchase electricity from the Alpine Solar project under a 20-year contract, Princeton, New Jersey-based NRG said today in a statement. First Solar Inc. built the project and will provide maintenance services.

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