Located in the westerly south shore of Puerto Rico with high solar insolation levels among the highest in Puerto Rico

  • Area of low cloud cover and rainfall
  • Flat topography requiring minimal site grading
  • Existing PREPA 115 kV line traversing the Guanica Site for ease of possible 115 kV on-site interconnection of project
  • If required to interconnect to existing PREPA substation, existing space on 115 kV bus available at PREPA’s Guanica Substation for Montalva interconnection
  • Located in a costal plain setting in an area outside of any Agriculture Reserve and not classified as AR
  • 18 months of one-minute solar data available for compliance analysis to meet PREPA MTRs and operating guidelines
  • Excellent highway access on Hwy 116
  • Low population density
  • Absence of floodplain and wetlands
  • No actively flowing streams or waterways
  • Preliminary Geotech Study completed and borings indicate excellent soil types for structure and foundation integrity
  • Provides major benefits for Puerto Rico, PREPA and local economy in terms of prestige, creating jobs and local pride
  • Would be the largest solar project in the Caribbean
  • Guanica and Lajas areas will benefit from the economic boost as these are among the most depressed in Puerto Rico with highest unemployment
  • Municipality mayors and senators from Ponce and Mayaguez on board and support the project
  • The project will save the ratepayers $2 Billion in reduced energy costs over 35 years as well as being an emission free carbon free provider of clean energy
  • Best site found in Puerto Rico for solar development given size, topography, elevation, soils, drainage, absence of wetlands and floodplain, proximity to transmission, highway access, solar irradiance and classed coastal plain and not AR.
  • Could be expanded to 150 MW if desired lowering capital cost per unit.  Permit filed for 130 MW.
  • Project will generate $58 Million per year for 35 years with NPV of US$ 191 Million to Greenbriar shareholders