Danish solar giant gets greenlight

Oct 29, 2020 04:40 PM ET
  • Building of the 300MW PV project will start early 2021
Danish solar giant gets greenlight
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European Energy is to start building and construction of a 300MW solar farm in Denmark, which will certainly be the most significant center of its kind in Northern Europe.

During a current local council conference in the town of Aabenraa, Southern Jutland, the project secured a majority enact its favour providing a greenlight for its construction, European Energy claimed.

Building and construction is expected to continue early 2021 and also grid connection must take place prior to the end of 2021.

The facility will certainly be located near prepared future data centres as well as a significant local transformer terminal.

European Energy CEO Knud Erik Andersen stated the project is the result of strong collaboration between local farmers, the municipality of Aabenraa and European Energy.

He claimed: "Working with each other to discover commonalities is absolutely essential to make a project of this dimension likely to succeed.

" Throughout the planning process we have had a really constructive dialogue with the town, and also we have actually likewise seen a very constructive strategy from the neighborhood citizens that will certainly be the future neighbors of the solar farm."

Aabenraa mayor Thomas Andresen stated: "Solar power centers are in line with the objectives of the district of Aabenraa to enhance the manufacturing of renewable energy.

" Many things are being stated about environment action but complying with the approval of our technique for sustainable growth we can act in a more powerful method.

" We want to handle our regional co-responsibility in dealing with environmental deterioration that we all are experiencing."