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Old Mill Solar

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State:
  • OR
County: Klamath
Type of Resource:
  • Solar
Operating Status:
  • Operating
Project Stage: Operating
Capacity: 6800 KW
Developers: NextEra; Obsidian Renewables
Year: 2016
Month: April
Partners: PacifiCorp; ETO
Locale:

Located on the former Weyerhaeuser mill site in Bly, OR.

BPA: N
Description:

The Old Mill Solar project in Bly, Oregon is a 6.8 MW project covers 40 acres and features a single-axis tracker system with 21,964 solar panels that produce enough clean energy to power approximately 1,200 residences. Original developer is Obsidian Renewables with a power purchase agreement from Pacific Power. NextEra acquired the project and completed construction in December 2015. More than 100 jobs created for construction, security and electrical workers from Oregon over the course of the project.

On the site of the former Weyerhaeuser mill.

Project recieved ETO funding.

https://www.pacificpower.net/about/nr/nr2015/bly-oregon-solar-facility.html

https://www.pacificpower.net/content/dam/pacificorp/doc/Efficiency_Environment/Solar_Projects_Map.pdf

http://www.nexteraenergyresources.com/what/pdf_redesign/Old-Mill-case-study.pdf

http://energytrust.org/library/meetings/rac/RAC_Packet_140723.pdf

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