Siemens to supply photovoltaic plants to Italy and France
Erlangen, Germany, 2011-Sep-01
Siemens Energy has received orders for the turnkey construction of 15 photovoltaic plants with a combined capacity of 25 megawatts peak (MWp). In Italy, six solar power plants will be erected in the Marche, Lazio, Umbria and Puglia regions for multiple customers. After commissioning in the summer of 2011, the combined rating of 16.7 MWp will provide approximately 6700 households in Italy with ecofriendly power. In addition, Siemens as general contractor will erect nine photovoltaic plants in the overseas departments of France, Martinique and Guadeloupe. Customer is Sun Development, a company specialized in PV plants development and operation. The plants are scheduled to go online in late 2011. The combined capacity of eight MWp will be sufficient to provide up to 3200 households on the islands with clean power.