Neoen protects 50 MWp of solar in French tenders
- French sustainable power manufacturer Neoen SA (EPA: NEOEN) on Monday confirmed awards totalling 49.8 MWp in the most recent ask for tenders by the French federal government's Energy Regulation Commission (CRE).
The Paris-based company was successful with 2 projects which it protected in the 4th round of the country's tender scheme for roof commercial and industrial (C&I) installments and also an ask for ground-mounted photovoltaic or pv (PV) capacity. Both solicitations were held under France's PPE2 multi-year energy procurement program.
In the roof competitors, Neoen won support to set up solar PV ranges on 14 hectares (35 acres) of auto parking canopies at the Lyon-Saint-Exupery airport in Rhone department. The project was established by Neoen and Vinci Concessions' SunMind as well as results from come to be functional in the summertime of 2024. Building works are due to begin this year.
In addition, the French company has safeguarded a project to build a 30-MWp solar plant in Aude department, Occitanie area. The Tournissan park is anticipated to have an annual output of 40 GWh, or enough to supply around 15,000 people.
Neoen is the bulk proprietor of both winning projects. The business noted it is ready to re-submit projects that were not selected in a new round, which the federal government is intending to release after a mistake in the running of the tender.