NextEra Energy Resources has plans to build a 3,000-acre solar energy facility, the Sonoran Solar Project, in Buckeye, Ariz.
Project estimates include:
$600 million capital investment in the community
$500,000 annual tax impact
260 megawatts of power generation and storage — one of the largest solar facilities in Arizona
500 construction workers over an 18-month period
Approximately 15 full-time employees when operational
This will be the third facility built in Arizona by NextEra Energy Resources.