Intersect Power’s Lumina Solar Project Begins Commercial Operation

2 minute read | January.12.2024

Intersect Power has started commercial operation of its Lumina Solar project in Scurry County, Texas. It will generate enough solar energy to power 243,000 homes for a year.

Orrick represented Intersect Power as lead counsel on deals that secured funding for the project’s construction and operation.

“Renewable energy is a critical piece of the overall American energy production story and Texas continues to lead the way in development and production,” said Sheldon Kimber, Intersect Power’s CEO.


Intersect Power is a clean energy company bringing innovative and scalable low-carbon solutions to customers in global energy markets. The company develops, owns and operates some of the world’s largest clean energy resources providing low-carbon electricity, fuels and related products to customers for U.S. consumption and international export.


The Lumina project generates 828 MWp/640 MWac of reliable solar energy. Built with First Solar panels, the project created more than 900 jobs at peak construction, all of which adhered to a commitment to fair equitable compensation, providing prevailing wages throughout the entire development cycle. 

“We are proud to own and operate our now fully operational 2.2 gigawatt solar + 1.4 gigawatt hour storage portfolio in Texas and California, which has helped drive significant economic development and job creation while bringing energy security and independence to our country,” Kimber said.


The Orrick team advising Intersect Power included Tom Glascock, Louise Gibbons, Amy Padgett, Chris Moore, Kristin Seeger, Giji John, Eric Stephens, Jon Ayre, Adam Wenner, Cory Lankford, Sue Cowell, Lisa Magged, Devin Canavan, Grace Lentz, Helen Aki, Matt Gluschankoff, Li Shen, Zach Huey, Seth Norris, Molly Jergenson, Sara Forden, Diana Tarrazo, Lauren Estell and Eric Newman.


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