(SeeNeews) – Aug 27, 2012 - German solar technology firm Gehrlicher Solar AG said today has scheduled the commissioning of a new 15.2 MWp solar plant in Oberlausitz, Saxony, for September 30.
The new Rothenburg IV plant, the construction of which started at beginning of August, will complement the already existing solar facilities Rothenburg I-III with a capacity of 21.8 MWp.
Rothenburg IV is expected to produce 15 million kWh of solar energy annually and to thereby supply around 4,280 three-person households in the region with clean energy.
The solar modules for the 30 hectares site, also encompassing the previous military airport in the region, will be supplied by Chinese Yingli and BYD (HKG:1211).
The new Rothenburg IV plant is expected to save some 13,500 tonnes of CO2 emissions per year.
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