NRG Energy Inc. has announced that the Borrego I Solar Generating Station has entered commercial operation.
The 26 MW photovoltaic facility is located northeast of Borrego Springs, Calif. The output from the project will be sold to San Diego Gas and Electric under a 25-year power purchase agreement.
According to NRG Energy, the Borrego facility will generate enough electricity to meet the annual needs of approximately 9,000 homes. The project is one of eight large-scale solar facilities in NRG's ownership portfolio.