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OPDE Starts The Construction Of Three New Solar Farms
- Published: Wednesday, 14 October 2015 08:20
With the new projects, the multinational will reach 70 MW of operational capacity in the country, which consolidates OPDE as one of the Leading companies in the photovoltaic sector with 7 large scale solar farms.
The multinational OPDE, who specialise in the development, construction and operation of photovoltaic farms, started construction works on three new photovoltaic plants located in England. The new installations will reach a combined capacity of 30 MW with an electrical generation sufficient to power 12.375
The new Solar farms are located near the towns of Colston Bassett, Nottinghamshire; Crewkerne, Somerset; and in Iwade near Sittingbourne, Kent. The three solar farms will be connected to the grid between December 2015 and March 2016, each plant will produce approximately 10,000 MWh per year.
The construction of the three new solar farms in England consolidates OPDE ́s leadership in the development and operation of photovoltaic farms in United Kingdom. Once the new solar farms are connected to the grid, the company will have accumulated 69.8 MWp of installed photovoltaic capacity in the United Kingdom, distributed in seven projects, mostly located in the southern England.
“Our success in European markets has enabled us to expand significantly and undertake an internationalisation process, especially successful in United Kingdom, a country where we have developed and built seven outstanding photovoltaic farms of remarkable dimension. We are very proud of the results we have obtained in this market”, the multinational underlines.