Comanche Solar

PHOTO CREDIT: Construction Contractor, RES America Construction Inc.

SIZE: 156 MW (DC)


Distinguishing Features

  • Largest solar project east of the Rockies at 156 MW (DC)
  • Project generation enough to power more than 31,000 homes
  • 6 billion kilowatt hours of clean energy generated and 3.5 million tons of CO2 reduction over 25 year lifecycle

The Comanche Solar project was selected by Xcel Energy through a competitive bid process to supply the majority of its solar generation portfolio.  The project was found to be more cost effective than natural gas on a dollar per megawatt hour basis.