Colombia's Celsia finishes 10-MW PV plant in Tolima
- Colombian power business Celsia SA announced on Wednesday it has taken into procedure a 9.9-MW photovoltaic (PV) park in Tolima division.
Named El Espinal, the solar energy plant called for regarding COP 36 billion (USD 10.3 m/EUR 8.5 m) in financial investments. The project was created in collaboration with investment fund Cubico Sustainable Investments with which the company intends to establish 650 MW of brand-new solar projects following year, according to Celsia's head Ricardo Sierra.
Ventus Ingenieria SA was in charge of the building of El Espinal. With 37,876 solar panels, the PV park's output is equivalent to the usage of 6,000 neighborhood family members. Celsia anticipates El Espinal to be able to balance out 194,775 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2) exhausts throughout its 25 year life process.
The solar farm will certainly additionally supply Grupo Diana's rice plant with 31% of its manufacturing while the staying power will certainly be fed directly right into the Colombian grid.
With this brand-new addition, Celsia gets to 54.43 MW of PV generation in Colombia.