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NRG Energy Inc. and MidAmerican Solar say construction is complete on their 290 MW Agua Caliente solar photovoltaic facility in Arizona.

The electricity generated by the station will be sold to Pacific Gas & Electric Co. (PG&E) under a 25-year power purchase agreement.

First Solar Inc. designed and constructed the project, which features its thin-film modules. The company will operate and maintain the facility for NRG and MidAmerican.

The project received a $967 million loan guarantee from the U.S. Department of Energy's Loan Programs Office.


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