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Searchlight Utility-Scale Solar
DE Shaw and Bright Plain Renewable Energy (BPRE) purchased the project which has produced over ~46,000 MWhs of clean energy per year for customers of NV Energy (a Berkshire Hathaway utility).
“The Searchlight project is a big step forward in transforming Nevada’s abundant natural solar resources into a clean and reliable source of energy,” said Bryan Martin, managing director and head of U.S. growth and buyout private equity at the D. E. Shaw group.


Searchlight, NV
Project type
Utility-scale solar
Project Capacity
21.5 MW DC
Annual Electricity Generation
46,780 MWh
CO2 Avoided to Date
178, 698 metric tons
Commissioning date
December 31, 2014