Canadian Solar's 6 Spanish sites pass EIAs

Mar 6, 2023 05:08 PM ET
  • Projects in Andalucían and Castilla y León regions have a total capacity of 685MW
Canadian Solar's 6 Spanish sites pass EIAs
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Canadian Solar has announced that 6 of its photovoltaic or pv solar projects completing 685MW in Spain got beneficial Environmental Impact Assessments (EIA).

The thumbs-up from the Spanish Ministry for the Ecological Transition and Demographic Challenge as well as the Environmental Agency of Castilla y León connects to projects situated in the Andalucían and Castilla y León regions.

The autonomous areas of Andalucían and Castilla y León are 2 of the most appealing and fast-growing regions in Spain for solar energy, boasting with a few of the very best solar irradiation on the planet, Canadian Solar claimed.

All projects are expected to begin building in 2023 and also will certainly be fully functional by 2025.

The Company's total profile of solar photovoltaic parks under growth in Spain totals up to greater than 2GW situated throughout six autonomous communities.

Dr Shawn Qu, chairman and president of Canadian Solar, said: "As an accountable renewable energy provider, we integrate ESG not only right into our production company but also our project development business.

" We examine environmental and ecological impacts of every project we create around the world.

" We are extremely delighted to have just recently acquired the Environmental Impact Assessment for our six projects in Spain.

" They will add to reducing electricity prices for end customers, decarbonizing Spain's power mix and also promoting the power transition towards a cleaner and even more sustainable future."

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