Blue Marmot

Solar | Oregon

Project Overview

Blue Marmot Solar Park will be located in the vicinity of the town of Lakeview in southeastern Oregon, near the border of Oregon and California. Located entirely within Lake County, the solar park will complement the area’s high desert and agricultural landscape while harnessing the region’s abundant sun.

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Blue Marmot Solar Park has an installed capacity of 50 megawatts (MW) — enough to power approximately 12,000 average Oregon homes with clean energy each year.



Blue Marmot Solar Park will consist of more than 150,000 photovoltaic solar panels mounted on a single-axis tracking system for a combined output of 50 MW. Photovoltaic solar cells have no moving parts and convert sunlight directly into electricity via the photoelectric effect.



Blue Marmot Solar Park saves more than 65 million gallons of water each year and displaces carbon emissions from fossil fuel power plants, a major contributor to climate change. Solar energy also enhances air quality by helping to mitigate the health effects of harmful air pollutants.


Blue Marmot Solar Park provides a stable form of income to local landowners. Millions of dollars will be paid to the solar park’s landowners through the life of the project.


Blue Marmot represents a capital investment of approximately $80 million. The project will create hundreds of full-time equivalent jobs during construction as well as several permanent jobs during the life of the project.

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53 SW Yamhill Street
Portland, OR 97204

T: 503-347-2888

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