Akuo preps Feb 17 ribbon-cutting of 4-MW solar park in Greece

Feb 14, 2023 03:00 PM ET
  • French renewable power manufacturer and programmer Akuo will certainly today hold a main ceremony to inaugurate its 4-MW Thessaly solar park in Greece, its initial one in the Balkan country.
Akuo preps Feb 17 ribbon-cutting of 4-MW solar park in Greece
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The event in Larissa is scheduled for Friday, February 17, 2023. It will certainly be attended by company representatives, regional government officials as well as Petros Varelidis, general secretary of the Greek Ministry of the Environment and also Energy.

Located in Greece's Thessaly area, the photovoltaic (PV) park contains 4 separate plants of 1 MW each, the outcome of which will certainly be sold straight on the market with the help of regional aggregator GEARS SA. The latter was established last summer season by Akuo and also Greek solar installer Spyropoulos SA in order to represent Greek renewable energy producers at the wholesale electrical energy market.

Akuo has actually been running in Greece considering that 2018. Eric Scotto, CEO of Akuo Energy Greece, has told local media that the company is going through licensing for a 500-MW portfolio of projects. According to the same reports, the French firm intends to authorize a Memorandum of Cooperation with Thessaly organisations to build agrivoltaic plants and also intall PV panels throughout local water tanks.

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