8minute has established a reputation as a trusted partner with both utilities and communities alike. The four largest utilities, covering 80% of the California power market, have all executed PPAs with 8minute and are repeat customers.
The future is bright for corporate renewable energy buying with 60% of the Fortune 100 companies, and 43% of the Fortune 500 companies setting clean energy or greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction targets. At 8minute, we understand that corporations nationwide are looking for reliable, cost-competitive solar energy partners. Our flexible approach enables us to deliver on all fronts.
8minute works with landowners and local communities to create clean, safe, and environmentally-friendly projects. Since its inception in 2009, 8minute has established a reputation as a trusted partner with communities in areas where it develops projects. The company’s projects not only support a cleaner environment, but they also strengthen communities by providing local economic opportunities.
Through technical excellence and financial acumen, 8minute’s team of solar and storage development experts have created an innovative model that drives down infrastructure prices and paves the way for rapid deployment. 8minute’s large project portfolio includes some of the largest solar projects in the nation, as well as some of the lowest-cost.
Eland Solar & Storage Center is the lowest-cost solar and energy storage project in the country. Designed to deliver clean energy both day and night, Eland will strengthen grid operations for the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) and deliver low-cost energy to nearly one million people in the Cities of Los Angeles and Glendale.
Status: Under Development
Capacity: 400 MWac with 1,200 MWh of storage
Offtakers: Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP)
8minute’s first project in Texas, Holstein 1 contains over 709,000 solar panels across approximately 1,300 acres in Nolan County, Texas. Construction began in the summer of 2019 and the project began commercial operations in the summer of 2020. The Holstein solar project powers the equivalent of 40,000 homes.
Capacity: 280 MWdc
Offtakers: J. Aron & Company LLC., a subsidiary of Goldman Sachs
The Mount Signal Solar Cluster comprises three solar farms, all originally developed by 8minute. At 800 MWdc, the Mount Signal solar cluster is the largest operating solar photovoltaic (PV) project in the nation and one of the largest solar complexes in the world.
Capacity: 800 MWdc
Offtakers: Southern California Edison and San Diego Gas & Electric
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