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Title: ToHajiilee Economic Development, Inc.(TEDI) Feasibility Study for Utility-Scale Solar

Abstract

To Hajiilee Economic Development, Inc. (TEDI) is the economic development entity representing the ToHajiilee Chapter of the Navajo Nation, also known as the Caoncito Band of Navajo (CBN). Using DOE funding, TEDI assembled a team of qualified advisors to conduct a feasibility study for a utility-scale 30 MW Photovoltaic (PV) solar power generation facility on TEDI trust lands. The goal for this project has been to gather information and practical business commitments to successfully complete the feasibility analysis. The TEDI approach was to successively make informed decisions to select an appropriate technology best suited to the site, determine environmental viability of the site, secure options for the sale of generated power, determine practicality of transmission and interconnection of power to the local grid, and secure preliminary commitments on project financing. The feasibility study has been completed and provides TEDI with a practical understanding of its business options in moving forward with developing a solar project on CBN tribal lands. Funding from DOE has allowed TEDI and its team of professional advisors to carefully select technology and business partners and build a business model to develop this utility-scale solar project. As a result of the positive feasibility findings, TEDI is movingmore » forward with finalizing all pre-construction activities for its major renewable energy project.« less

Authors:
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
ToHajiilee Economic Development, Inc.
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)
OSTI Identifier:
1038415
Report Number(s):
DE-EE0002521
DOE Contract Number:
EE0002521
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
14 SOLAR ENERGY; ToHajiilee Economic Development, Inc. (TEDI); Tribe; feasibility study; solar

Citation Formats

Burpo, Rob. ToHajiilee Economic Development, Inc.(TEDI) Feasibility Study for Utility-Scale Solar. United States: N. p., 2012. Web. doi:10.2172/1038415.
Burpo, Rob. ToHajiilee Economic Development, Inc.(TEDI) Feasibility Study for Utility-Scale Solar. United States. doi:10.2172/1038415.
Burpo, Rob. Wed . "ToHajiilee Economic Development, Inc.(TEDI) Feasibility Study for Utility-Scale Solar". United States. doi:10.2172/1038415. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1038415.
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