Prairie Fire

Tucson, AZ

Prairie Fire is a 5-megawatt (MW) DC solar facility located in Pima County off Valencia road east of Kolb road in Tucson. SOLON designed and constructed the array. The PV technology used is a crystalline fixed system photovoltaic (PV) module. The plant consists of 17,604 PV panels.

Prairie Fire began providing power to TEP customers in late December 2012. TEP owns and operates this system, and will continue to handle operations, monitoring and maintenance.

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System Details
System Type SOLON Andromeda Fixed-tilt
Location Marana, AZ
In Service 12/28/2012
Capacity 5 MW DC
Modules 17,604 SOLON 280-Watt
Inverters 9 – AE 500 kW
Est. yearly energy output 8,200 MWh AC
Est. yearly emissions saved (C02) 18,040,000
Est. cars off the road for 1 year 1,879
Est. gallons of water saved per year 6,150,000