Engie inaugurates French solar plant

May 11, 2023 01:38 PM ET
  • 22MW Volgelsheim photovoltaic park has actually been improved former military ground and also will enhance biodiversity
Engie inaugurates French solar plant

Engie Green has actually inaugurated a solar farm in France's Haut-Rhin region.

The 22MW Volgelsheim photovoltaic park was co-developed by Saem Vialis and Engie Green, which secured the project in the 2019 require tenders for the "energy transition of the territory of Fessenheim" by the Ministry of Ecological Transition.

The solar farm required an investment of EUR15m as well as has been improved a former military ground, possessed by the Municipality of Volgelsheim.

The plot devoted to the project is 22.3 hectares, including 19.7 hectares for the solar energy plant itself.

The plant life under and also around the panels is maintained and also maintenance will certainly be given by sheep grazing.

Various other steps for the growth of biodiversity consist of the creation of environments beneficial to lizards, the installation of 2 kestrel nesting boxes, the adjustment of fences to favour the flow of tiny fauna as well as the planting of hedges with landscape as well as ecological features.

Vialis and Engie Green will likewise commission a 2nd solar energy plant by 2024, which will recover abject site made use of for waste storage in the past.

The Ligelios solar energy plant, situated on the western borders of the city of Colmar, will certainly have an installed power of 11.5 MW.

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