Sonnedix inaugurates Spanish solar farm

Apr 21, 2023 12:28 PM ET
  • Politicians sign up with company execs for ribbon-cutting of 50MW plant in Badajoz
Sonnedix inaugurates Spanish solar farm
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Sonnedix has inaugurated a 50MW solar plant in Badajoz, Spain.

The ceremony was attended by over 50 guests, with representatives from local and regional government consisting of: Samuel Ruiz, Industry, General Director for Industry, Energy and also Mining of the local Government of Extremadura, Eladio Buzo, Economy as well as Treasury Councillor of Badajoz City Council, Jorge Amiano, as well as Sonnedix's Head of Engineering & Construction. Gerson González, Director of Sonnedix España, cut the ribbon, officially inaugurating the solar PV plant.

Sonnedix Los Frailes, which has actually functioned since December 2022, is improved 111 hectares of land, with over 110,000 monocrystalline solar panels, and a transmission line to the Vaguadas substation.

During construction, Sonnedix produced about 250 new jobs in Badajoz, in accordance with its ESG requirements and also commitment to the local economy and also neighborhood.

In June 2020, Sonnedix authorized a 10-year PPA with Europe's largest manufacturer of renewable resource, Statkraft, for the supply of 100GWh of energy each year, making it Sonnedix's very first PPA for a grid-parity project in Spain.

González claimed: "This plant is the first project that Sonnedix España has completely created and integrated in Spain, along with dealing with its management, procedures as well as maintenance.

" It is, for that reason, a symbol of our combination in the marketplace as a leading renewable resource manufacturer. We are extremely pleased to be sharing and also commemorating this milestone with numerous partners, clients as well as buddies today."

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