Silver State Solar South

Primm, Nevada

Client:  First Solar, Inc.

Silver State South Solar project is a 350 Megawatt (MW) solar project constructed in Primm, Nevada, on the Nevada/California border, 40 miles south of Las Vegas. Taney Engineering provided plans and estimates for a complex drainage system. Drainage system consisted of a full perimeter fence, and a weir from the north to the south end of the property line to direct the flow of water toward a retention basin that released the water under the road on the other side of the of property.

  • 350 MW-AC Solar Photovoltaic System
  • 3000 Acres
  • Drainage Study (Bed Load Calcs & HEC-RAS Flood Zone Analysis)
  • Designed Weir To Direct Flow Into Retention Basin
  • Designed Sediment Debris Basins To Handle Alluvial Flows
  • Access Roadway
  • Perimeter Fencing
  • Letter of Map Revision (LOMR)
  • Grading Plans/Details/Cross-Sections
  • Earthwork Quantities
  • FLO2D