The 602 kWp Cactus Garden Solar project is owned by a subsidiary of juwi solar and consists of 2,112 photovoltaic modules on a 4-acre site. juwi developed, designed, built and will operate the 602 kWp DC solar power plant. The facility generates approximately 1258 megawatt-hours of zero-emissions electricity per year, offsetting about 825 tons of greenhouse gas pollution annually. Cactus Garden Solar generates renewable energy for the Ethel M® Chocolates facility owned by the Mars Corporation.
- Construction began in October, 2011
- Commercial operation occurred in December, 2011
- Includes 2,112 c-Si solar panels on a horizontal single-axis tracker
- 4 acre site