As part of its “Business Connection Series,” the Mesilla Valley Economic Development Alliance (MVEDA) will host a pre-bid briefing for solar developer SunEdison on Monday, March 7th from 9:00-11:00 a.m. at the Dona Ana County Government Center, 845 N. Motel Boulevard. The purpose of the briefing is to communicate the types of services that will be needed as SunEdison moves forward in developing a solar energy project at the City’s West Mesa Industrial Park.
SunEdison representatives will discuss the company’s construction plans and the opportunities for local contractors and vendors to bid on the project. Immediate needs will include:
- Electrical contractors and certified electricians
- Civil engineering specialties including:
o Access road work
o Concrete work
o Underground boring
- Mechanical engineering specialties including:
o Tracker systems
o Racking assembly
- Other specialties including:
o Water and temporary facilities
Local vendors in these specialties are encouraged to RSVP to the Mesilla Valley Economic Development Alliance by calling (575) 525-2852 or by email to email@example.com.
SunEdison is North America’s largest solar energy services provider, currently managing more than 135.8 MW of photovoltaic solar power plants in North America. SunEdison is currently in negotiations with the City of Las Cruces to lease land at the West Mesa Industrial Park to develop a 12MW solar power plant under a Purchase Power Agreement with El Paso Electric.