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Gato Montes Solar

Gato Montes Solar Power

Project Highlights

  • Located in Tucson, Arizona, at the University of Arizona’s Science and Technology Park
  • Generates 6 megawatts of electricity, enough to power about 1,200 homes
  • Began commercial operation in December 2012
  • Supplies electricity to Tucson Electric Power Company under the terms of a 20-year power purchase agreement
  • Consists of 48,000 solar photovoltaic (PV) modules using thin-film, amorphous technology – unique in the Duke Energy Renewables fleet