TotalEnergies' Spanish PV projects pass EIA test

May 22, 2023 11:59 AM ET
  • Approval connects to schemes in Madrid, Murcia, Andalusia and also Argon, with an integrated capacity of 3GW
TotalEnergies' Spanish PV projects pass EIA test

TotalEnergies has gotten a good Environmental Impact Assessment from the Spanish Ministry of Energy Transition and also Autonomous Communities for an estimated 3GW of mounted solar capacity.

The approval relates to the 48 nuclear power plant that the business will certainly develop in the Madrid region with an installed capacity of 1.9 GW.

It also covers projects in the Murcia area of more than 350MW, and also 300MW in Castilla-La Mancha.

The last growths are 263MW in Andalusia and also 150MW in Aragon.

The initial sites are because of begin stream in very early 2024.

TotalEnergies will certainly promote a series of offsetting steps, including bird noting for actions surveillance and renting out 400 added hectares for preservation efforts.

It will certainly additionally use 1.5% of plant manufacturing for electrical energy costs discounts for neighborhood residents, while giving construction as well as procedure & upkeep training to locals in surrounding towns.

Chairman as well as chief executive of TotalEnergies Patrick Pouyanné stated: "With 2 million household and also business clients in Spain, our company is securely devoted to promoting the advancement of renewable energy in the country.

" Getting this positive environmental impact assessment is therefore a terrific step forward for us.

" For Spain, the growth of these solar farms will certainly make a massive payment to the country's energy transition, as they will certainly be able to power the equivalent of the populace of the whole community of Madrid.

" For TotalEnergies, these projects will certainly bring us closer to our goal of 100GW of gross sustainable installed capacity by 2030 worldwide."

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