German municipal utilities team up to develop 100 MWp solar plant on Ruegen

May 4, 2022 11:41 AM ET
  • German municipal utilities Stadtwerke Muenchen (SWM) as well as Stadtwerke Augsburg (SWA) are preparing to construct a 100 MWp solar park on the island of Ruegen in the Baltic Sea which is expected to provide green electrical power to some 40,000 households from 2025 on.
German municipal utilities team up to develop 100 MWp solar plant on Ruegen
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The solar modules will certainly be installed in the municipality of Dreschvitz regarding 20 km (12.43 mi) northeast of the coastal city of Stralsund on an area of some 100 hectares had by the Hessing Foundation, SWM said on Tuesday.

Building and construction deal with the project is arranged to begin in 2024 with appointing planned for the spring or summer of 2025.

The center will certainly be improved arable land with poor soil top quality and the companions will look for to combine the building of the ground-mounted solar (PV) system with measures that allow nature to reclaim lost environments and revitalize the local vegetation and also fauna.

The project will certainly be carried out without state subsidies. SWM possesses 70% of it, with SWA holding the continuing to be 30%.

SWM currently runs more than 70 green nuclear power plant and also additional projects are being either planned or under construction. Nonetheless, the green electrical energy generated regionally is not enough to fulfill Munich's requirements and that is why projects like this one are very important to the municipal utility, its handling supervisor accountable of innovation, Helge-Uve Braun, said.

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