Antelope Expansion 2 Project
Project Type: PV rated at 105 MW
Location: Lancaster, CA in LA County
EPC: D.H. Blattner
Products/Services: Virtualized SCADA, Scheduling Coordinator Metering Entity (SCME), revenue meters, Loss Compensator, NERC CIP, Master Plant Controller (MPC)
Developed, owned, and operated by Sustainable Power Group (sPower), this site is the first resource integrated into the Big Sky North Substation that ties into the Big Sky Substation to feed into the SCE grid. This site was built with 35 Power Electronic 2330kW inverters, an ATI V3.0 tracking system, and an 18MVAR capacity bank to support power reliability. This site ties into the Master Plant Controller to provide a central source of voltage and VAR regulation to support greater grid stability. D.H. Blattner was the EPC responsible for managing construction. Trimark’s role was to implement the PV Virtualized SCADA system as a NERC CIP compliant environment, integrate it into the Big Sky North Loss Compensator system, and provide consultation to the owner in establishing this resource their first SCME generation site.