Photovoltaic energy is increasingly becoming popular across
the world and it is crucial for the biggest photovoltaic farms to
get into action as soon as possible. On that note, Arlington
Valley Solar Energy II facility has a lot to thank
) for completing its engineering, procurement and construction
work (EPC) safely and ahead of schedule.
The Arlington Valley Solar Energy II facility for Arlington
Valley Solar Energy II, LLC (AVSE II), a member of LS Power
Group, is one of the largest photovoltaic farms.
The contract was awarded to Fluor in Oct 2011. In Feb 2012,
another operations and maintenance services contract for the
facility was awarded to Fluor for an additional five-year
This facility is situated in Maricopa County, Arizona and is
the world's largest photovoltaic farms supplying clean, renewable
energy to the region. This 125 Megawatt Photovoltaic plant
positions Arizona as one of the leading states installing solar
panel or photovoltaic systems.
LS Power is a power generation and transmission group with a
proven track record of successful development activities,
operations management and commercial execution. The company has
been involved in the development, construction, or operations of
over 28,000 MW of power generation across the United States.
Photovoltaic energy's eco-friendly nature drives its
popularity. This form of energy captures the solar energy using
photovoltaic cells. The main advantage is that the solar panel or
the photovoltaic system does not always need bright sunlight to
generate energy and can work on a cloudy day; thereby allowing
the power grid to have uninterrupted generation of power.
Furthermore, with the help of photovoltaic energy the carbon
footprint can be reduced to a great extent
Fluor had announced the initial stage of completion of this
contract in May 2013. With this major contract, Fluor became the
leader in the solar power engineering and construction industry.
For the construction of this facility, Fluor installed more than
600,000 PV panels and pulled 6 million feet of cable. This is one
of the largest solar PV projects for LS Power in the world.
Fluor currently has a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold). Other companies in
the industry which look attractive for investment at the moment
Quanta Services Inc.
Jacobs Engineering Group Inc
). VSE Corp currently has a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy), while the
other two carry a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy).
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