Iberdrola commissions 590MW Spanish solar site

Aug 10, 2022 11:39 AM ET
  • Francisco Pizarro project is the programmer's largest facility of this technology worldwide
Iberdrola commissions 590MW Spanish solar site
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Iberdrola has started the commissioning phase at the 590MW Francisco Pizarro project (pictured) in Extremadura, Spain.

The designer claimed the project is Europe's largest photovoltaic plant and also Iberdrola's largest center of this innovation worldwide.

Located in between the municipalities of Torrecillas de la Tiesta and also Aldeacentenera, Francisco Pizarro plant is comprised of virtually 1.5 million solar modules that will certainly produce enough clean energy to supply greater than 334,000 houses.

The project, which has actually required an investment of greater than EUR300m, developed more than 1,500 jobs throughout peak construction durations, 60% of which filled by regional employees.

Iberdrola has assured the project's feasibility through PPAs with leading firms in various fields and also will provide 100% renewable electricity to Danone, Bayer and also PepsiCo to cover the power requirements of their manufacturing facilities in Spain.

These contracts provide security to financial investments and also have actually become an optimal device for taking care of the electrical power supply of huge customers devoted to accelerating the energy transition to reduce dependancy on nonrenewable fuel sources and that are devoted to clean and also lasting intake.



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