Palmer Solar Project – supported by Colorado Springs Utilities
El Paso County, Colorado
Project type: Solar
Location: El Paso County, Colorado
Project size: 60-megawatt site (completion date: first quarter of 2020)
The Palmer Solar Project is the largest solar project contracted by Colorado Springs Utilities to date and the first to interconnect with Colorado Springs Utilities' transmission system.
The 60-megawatt Palmer Solar Project is being developed in partnership with Colorado Springs Utilities, whose customers will receive the energy the facility generates under a 20-year agreement. The project, which contains more than 200,000 solar panels, is being built on land south of Colorado Springs. It is the largest solar project contracted by Colorado Springs Utilities to date and the first solar project to interconnect with Colorado Springs Utilities’ transmission system. With this addition, Duke Energy Renewables has two solar projects in Colorado totaling more than 70 megawatts.
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