Silicon Ranch's Social Circle Solar Farm
Location: Social Circel, GA
Largest Solar Power Plant east of the Mississippi connected to the grid
Phoenix Solar Inc. was the responsible EPC contractor for planning and executing this 38.6 MWp Solar Power Plant in Social Circle, GA. The system is owned by the developer and IPP Silicon Ranch Corp. - A Nashville based developer and independent power producer who already partnered with Phoenix Solar on the Volkswagen Chattanooga Solar Park, which was inaugurated in January 2013.
Phoenix Solar's operation team demonstrated its professionalism and capabilities. Some of the challenges associated with the projects were:
- Intensive site preparation
- Unusual weather challenges during the 6 month construction period
- High voltage interconnection
Silicon Ranch Corporation ("Silicon Ranch") develops and operates commercial and large scale solar facilities. Silicon Ranch is distinguished from other developers by its ability to deliver a green energy solution that addresses the environmental, business and work force issues associated with successfully expanding solar capacity and green jobs. Silicon Ranch has gained prominence as a low cost producer of solar energy by focusing on creating efficiencies through every step of the deployment process thereby increasing capital investments in clean energy.