LEAG gets approval for 25 MWp solar project in eastern Germany

Mar 15, 2023 05:04 PM ET
  • Energy company Lausitz Energie Bergbau AG (LEAG) has actually gotten authorization to develop a 24.8-MWp solar park in eastern Germany's Upper Lusatia region and also expects to damage the ground on the project in September.
LEAG gets approval for 25 MWp solar project in eastern Germany
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The green light was given by the local council of the Boxberg district in the government state of Saxony where the solar plant will certainly be located, LEAG said on Tuesday.

The center will be developed by LEAG's companion EP New Energies GmbH (EPNE) north of the district of Nochten. The structure application was submitted concerning a week ago.

The energy firm, which still operates four opencast mines in the area, anticipates the Boxberg PV park to browse the web in the initial fifty percent of 2024 and also feed approximately 26,000 MWh of green electrical power into the grid each year.

The project becomes part of LEAG's GigawattFactory which was unveiled last September. The goal of the EUR-10-billion (USD 10.73 bn) effort is to mount 7 GW of renewable energy capability in Lusatia by 2030 as well as thus turn the mining area right into a green powerhouse.

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