September 18, 2013

Cover Story

CEO of the Year

Utah’s business landscape is rich with professionals who have le...Read More

Featured Articles

Did you go Skiing this winter?

Around Utah

Sections

Spotlight
Martin Plaehn

Spotlight
Karen Sendelback

Legal Briefs
Social Media and Employers: Friends or Enemies?

Money Talk
The Case for HSAs

Economic Insight
Time to Show Up

Lessons Learned
Make a Move

TechKnowledge
In the Lab

EntrepreneurEdge
Rent to Own

Business Trends
Back from the Dead

Living Well
Artful Inspiration

Features
A Breath of Fresh Air

Features
Worst-Case Scenario

Regional Report
Northern Utah

Focus
Measure Up

Industry Outlook
Travel & Tourism

Players
Players

Article

ECG Developing 300 Megawatt Solar Plant in Millard County

Press Release

September 18, 2013

Millard County — Energy Capital Group, LLC (ECG) is developing ECG Utah Solar 1, a 300-megawatt solar plant adjacent to the Intermountain Power Plant. The plant is expected to cost about $600 million. ECG will lease 1,754 acres from the Utah School and Institutional Trust Land Administration (SITLA). The infrastructure at the location includes a HVDC transmission line going directly to California.

The project is expected to create about 200 construction jobs, power an estimated 80,000 homes.

ECG has conducted a required biological study and cultural survey. It is also working with Millard County on a conditional use permit and is in the Utah Alternative Energy Development Incentive application process. Supporting the engineering of the project is Power-Tech Engineers, Inc. (PTEI).

“We are excited about the opportunity to develop ECG Utah Solar 1 in Utah which will benefit several groups including the Utah school children, Millard County’s economy, Utah’s economy and the California utilities in their achieving the state RPS,” said Josh Case, CEO of ECG. “The ECG team has made great strides to date, and we are reaching more project milestones at a rapid pace.”

“The Office of Energy Development has been excited, in recent months, to see the uptick in interest in developing Utah's world-class solar resources,” said Jeffrey Barrett, Infrastructure & Incentive Manager in the Utah Office of Energy Development. 

Utah Business Social
UB Events View All
Fast 50 Utah Business Event
Aug 27, 2015
The top 50 companies will be selected based on a combination of revenue growth and revenue genera...
Job Summit - POSTPONED UNTIL FALL 2015 Utah Business Event
Sep 24, 2015
NOTE: The date listed below is not secured. We will update as the event gets closer. Thank you ...
Community Events View All
Real Pirates
Aug 1, 2015
Batten Down the Hatches….the Pirates are Here! Listen up, you salty sea dogs! Real Pirates is...
Secrets to Financing Your Business
Aug 4, 2015
Join us for a complimentary educational presentation SECRETS TO FINANCING YOUR BUSINESS Sponsor...

info@utahbusiness.com  |  90 South 400 West, Ste 650 Salt Lake City, Utah 84101   |  (801) 568-0114

Advertise with Utah Business

Submit an Event

* indicates required information
* Event Name:
Price (general):
Website (if applicable):
Coordinator's Name:
Coordinator's Email:
Coordinator's Phone:
Venue Name:
Venue Address:
Venue City:
Venue Zip:
Event Capacity:
Date(s):
to
* Event Description:
  Cancel