Engie begins building 8.6-MWp solar park for Saint-Gobain in Romania
- French power significant Engie SA (EPA: ENGI) has actually launched the building of an 8.6-MWp solar park in southern Romania to help structure products manufacturer Compagnie de Saint-Gobain SA (EPA: SGO) fulfill its local power requirements.
The project will develop the largest on-site solar park in Romania, Engie Romania claimed on Monday. The French team's local device was worked with to develop the plant a year ago.
To be situated at the site of Saint-Gobain's glass manufacturing facility in Calarasi, the photovoltaic or pv (PV) park will be furnished with 15,760 modules covering a complete location of 14 ha (34.6 acres). Its power output is expected to be over 14,000 MWh per year as well as will be made use of only for Saint-Gobain's self-consumption needs.
The ground-mounted solar park will certainly offer around 20% of the power needed for the operation of Saint-Gobain's glass manufacturing center, offsetting more than 2,400 tonnes of co2 (CO2) emissions every year.
Courbevoie, France-based Saint-Gobain aims to reduce its scope 1 and also 2 emissions by 33% by the end of the years and come to be carbon neutral by 2050.
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