Lightsource turns sod on 50MW Spanish solar

Dec 16, 2021 03:37 PM ET
  • Torrubia in Zaragoza is the firm's 3rd project in Spain to begin building in 2021
Lightsource turns sod on 50MW Spanish solar
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Lightsource BP has begun construction of a 50MW solar project in Spain.

Torrubia is the business's third project in Spain to begin construction in 2021.

To finance this project Lightsource BP has had the ability to resort to the line of credit that it lately closed for $1.8 bn.

The Torrubia project is located in La Muela, Zaragoza.

Torrubia is the designer's 8th photovoltaic plant in this autonomous neighborhood, making up 2 solar plants situated in Teruel, with a complete capability of 100MW, and Vendimia, a cluster of five solar plants located in the district of Zaragoza with a total capacity of 247MW.

Fernando Roger, country head of Lightsource BP Spain, specified: "The beginning of the building of Torrubia marks one more milestone in our growth in Spain, revealing our confidence in the nation as a calculated market for development and also promo of solar energy in Europe.

" Additionally, this plant becomes a testimony of our financial strength, experience in supplying projects as well as our commitment to continue decarbonising the Spanish power market in accordance with the enthusiastic goals developed by the PNIEC."

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