Iberdrola turns sod on Portuguese PV pair

Mar 9, 2023 01:59 PM ET
  • Installation work is progressing at the Montechoro 1 (11.57 MW) as well as Montechoro 2 (25MW) projects
Iberdrola turns sod on Portuguese PV pair
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Iberdrola has actually started building operate at two solar projects in Portugal, amounting to around 37MW.

Installment work is now progressing at the Montechoro 1 (11.57 MW) and also Montechoro 2 (25MW) solar plants near the community of Albufeira, in southern Portugal.

Greater than 64,500 bifacial panels will certainly be installed throughout both sites.

The solar farms are to be functional later on this year.

Building and construction will entail up to 200 mainly local jobs throughout peak building.

Over the next couple of years, Iberdrola intends to invest EUR3bn in wind as well as solar power in Portugal.

Among the key projects is the Fernando Pessoa photovoltaic plant, with a capacity of 1200MW capacity, in the district of Santiago do Cacém.

It is expected ahead on stream in 2025.

Over the coming months, the company intends to begin building and construction at Carregado (62MW) solar plant in Alenquer (Lisbon) and also Estoi (83MW) PV project in the Algarve, which will consist of battery storage space and will certainly be linked to the grid in 2024.

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