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New Mexico Looking to Exploit Sunny Days for Solar Energy

Solar energy farm

El Paso Electric has reached an agreement to purchase all of the 92 megawatts (MW) of power to be produced by a new solar energy farm being constructed in southern New Mexico in a joint effort between NRG Energy, a national energy provider, and eSolar, an energy company specializing in the production of solar thermal power plants. Situated on 450 acres in southwest New Mexico, about 10 miles outside of El Paso, the facility is expected to expected to be fully operational by the summer of 2011.

The endeavor is part of an ongoing effort between NRG and eSolar to develop up to 500 MW of solar thermal power in California and the Southwestern United States.


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