May 2014 - Southern Company subsidiary, Southern Power, partnered with Turner Renewable Energy to acquire New Mexico's largest solar facility, 50-megawatt Macho Springs Solar Facility. The facility has just been completed by First Solar and is the second-largest renewable energy acquisition undertaken by the partnership. Once operational, the facility is expected to provide enough power for approximately 18,000 homes. All electricity will be sold to El Paso Electric through a 20-year power purchase agreement.
Press Release -
Southern Company subsidiary and Turner Renewable Energy acquire New Mexico's largest solar facility