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Juwi Solar commissions 3.6 MW facility in Bulgaria, expands into Eastern Europe

(ADPnews) - Sep 7, 2010 - German PV projects developer Juwi Solar GmbH today announced it commissioned a 3.6 MW photovoltaic (PV) facility in Bulgaria.

The facility, operational since the end of August 2010, is located approximately 30 kilometres (18.64 miles) southwest of the seaport Burgas. It comprises 15,444 Yingli solar modules, capable of producing 4.3 million kWh per year. It is Juwi's first in Bulgaria and the country's largest PV plant so far. The firm eyes the development of further projects in the country.

Juwi Solar is making progress also in the Eastern European countries Slovakia and the Czech Republic as well as in Greece, in the south of Europe.

In Slovakia, the firm will commission a solar power plant with rated capacity of 4 MW at the beginning of November 2010. it will be producing around 4.2 million kWh per year.

In the Czech Republic, Juwi will connect to the grid 24 MW of solar power by the end of 2010. The country's largest PV facility, to produce around 5.5 million kWh per year, will be completed at the end of October this year.

In Greece, Juwi has so far realised forty projects from 20 MW to 100 MW. A PV power plant, with rated capacity of 1.9 MW, will be completed at the end of October, 2010.

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