Filipino renewable energy company SunAsia Energy has kicked off construction on a 60-MW solar farm in Toledo City in the Philippines.
The USD-120-million (EUR 113m) project is scheduled to be completed by February 2016, local media reported, citing company estimates. It will be the largest solar park in Cebu province.
The plant will use about 200,000 solar panels and is expected to produce 861,199 MWh annually. It will be located on an agricultural property, with grass grown between and under the solar arrays.
The project will help cut greenhouse gas emissions in the province, which has several fossil fuel-based power plants, noted SunAsia president Tetchi Capellan.
(USD 1.0 = EUR 0.945)
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