Acciona Energía powers up 125MWp Spanish solar site

Jan 25, 2023 01:40 PM ET
  • Extremadura I, II and III facility in Almendralejo is company's biggest PV project in the country
Acciona Energía powers up 125MWp Spanish solar site
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Acciona Energía has commissioned the 125MWp Extremadura I, II and III photovoltaic or pv complicated in Almendralejo (Badajoz), the company's biggest solar plant in Spain.

Extremadura I, II and also III contains more than 230,000 photovoltaic modules that will certainly generate 257GWh of clean power yearly, equal to the usage of about 65,000 homes, which will stay clear of the emission of regarding 112,000 lots of CO2 each year.

The overall financial investment of the project exceeds EUR80m.

In collaboration with the City Council of Almendralejo as well as AlmaNatura, the company has carried out the 'Colabora Almendralejo' project, as part of its Social Impact Management (GIS) program related to the project.

The effort arises after a social impact research study and an open dialogue with all the interest groups determined in the location with the purpose of linking out of work young people and also companies to interact and also advertise the sustainability and also employability of the municipality.

An overall of 25 youngsters will obtain free training in different locations such as sustainability, technology and also the recognition of socio-environmental challenges.

Additionally, 10 companies will take part in follow-up sessions to recognize their major spaces for renovation as well as challenges in regards to sustainability.

With the understanding acquired, youngsters and companies will certainly interact in a collection of co-creation workshops to develop remedies that promote the sustainability of companies as well as help them overcome the challenges determined.

The building and construction works of Extremadura I, II and III have actually revealed a series of very appropriate archaeological remains, among which a set of Chalcolithic settlements of more than 5,000 years back sticks out.

The company has worked together with archaeologists, professionals in heritage conservation and also the General Directorate of Cultural Heritage of the Junta de Extremadura to find, demarcate as well as guard the 11 sites discovered that represent 30 hectares of archaeological protection.

Acciona Energía has been adjusting the style and also configuration of its solar project to ensure the protection and also conservation of the vestiges that have been delimited.

The company will carry out as well as fully fund the excavation of these deposits.

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