MAJOR, SOUTHERN ARIZONA SOLAR GROWTH BEGINS

14May2014

You are cordially invited to attend the groundbreaking

From 10:00 am

At Asarco Mineral Discovery Center

MAJOR, SOUTHERN ARIZONA SOLAR GROWTH BEGINS
Pima Mine Road Solar Generating Facility to Break Ground May 14 at 10 AM
Avalon Solar Project to Deliver 300 Construction Jobs, Enough Clean Energy
to Power 7,000 Homes Upon Late 2014 Completion

Construction officially begins next week on the Avalon Solar project, a utility-scale solar-energy production plant near Tucson, following a groundbreaking ceremony May 14 at 10 a.m. on site.

You are cordially invited to attend the groundbreaking.

The project, also known as the Pima Mine Road Solar Generating Facility is a 35 MWdc renewable-energy facility that will supply Tucson Electric Power (TEP) with enough electricity to power more than 7,000 homes when complete late this year. A collaboration between Asarco, TEP and Clēnera is making the project a reality.

GROUNDBREAKING EVENT DETAILS:
What: Join us May 14 at 10 a.m. at the Asarco Mineral Discovery Center, 15 miles south of Tucson. A bus will transport guests to the Avalon Solar site for the groundbreaking ceremony.

Where: Asarco Mineral Discovery Center, 1421 W Pima Mine Road, Sahuarita, AZ 85629

Who: Tucson Electric Power, Asarco, Clēnera and local and state officials

RSVP: Please RSVP to Stacy Pearson at stacy@up-agency.com or 602-577-6888 to ensure all transportation needs are met.

For more information about the project, please see the attached fact sheet. Media inquiries should be directed to Stacy Pearson at stacy@up-agency.com or 602-577-6888.

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