Wood finalises work on 27-MW Dutch solar project for Shell

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June 20 (Renewables Now) - John Wood Group Plc (LON:WG) announced today it has completed work on a 27-MWp solar photovoltaic (PV) plant that generates power for a Dutch chemical facility operated by Royal Dutch Shell Plc (AMS:RDSA).

The solar park is located at the Shell Nederland Chemie Moerdijk Chemical Facility in Moerdijk, near Breda, and consists of 76,000 PV panels. It is Shell's first PV park in the country.

For this project, Wood served as owner’s engineer throughout the pre-construction and construction phases. Its clean energy team helped take care of the drafting and tendering of the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) and operation and maintenance (O&M) contracts, and also took part in construction monitoring, commissioning, performance testing and completion verification.

The term of Wood’s contracted amounted to 16 months, according to the announcement.

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