A field of solar panels in the desert with mountains in the background

Gila Bend

Located 70 miles southwest of Phoenix, Gila Bend has become a preferred location for sustainable development, and particularly solar development, due to the town’s abundance of sunny days, infrastructure and strong political support.

Highly Accessible Location

Gila Bend is strategically located at the intersection of SR-85 and I-8 for access to Greater Phoenix, and California and Mexico.

Top-Performing Industries

Gila Bend has received accolades from the U.S. Department of Energy and the White House for its cutting-edge solar processes.

Connectivity to Your Consumers

Gila Bend is near the Union Pacific Railroad mainline, which connects ports in Los Angeles to the eastern United States.

$28M

The town has invested over $28 million in recent upgrades to infrastructure

Source: Town of Gila Bend

280MW

Home to one of largest concentrating solar power plants in the world with an output capacity of 280 MW

Source: Power Technology

367MW

Gila Bend houses five solar power plants producing 367MW of solar energy

Source: Town of Gila Bend General Plan 2026

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