Spain's Soltec plugs in 112.5-MW solar farm in Brazil
SFOne solar tracker design. Image by Soltec (www.soltec.com)
Spanish solar energy specialist Soltec Power Holdings SA (BME:SOL) has connected its first PV plant in Brazil, hooking 112.5 MW.
The solar farm belongs to Powertis, Soltec’s project development division, which said it had invested around EUR 80 million (USD 81.1m) in the development.
The project is named Pedranopolis, and is located in the namesake municipality in the Sao Paulo state. Soltec Brazil built the Pedranopolis plant using 210,000 solar panels and 3,750 Soltec SFOne trackers that the Spanish group manufactures.
Brazil is a strategic market for the Soltec group, CEO Raul Morales said. At present, Powertis has a portfolio of 4.5 GW of projects in various stages of development in the country.
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