Renewable energy producer EDP Renovaveis SA (ELI:EDPR) introduced on Thursday it has commissioned an 8.4-MW photo voltaic plant in Portugal which is a part of the corporate’s first wind-solar hybrid facility within the Iberian Peninsula.
The Mina de Orgueirel Photo voltaic Plant, as it’s named, was constructed subsequent to the 11-MW Mosteiro Wind Park within the Portuguese municipality of Sabugal.
EDPR stated the photovoltaic (PV) plant alone options over 17,000 bifacial photo voltaic panels. Along with Mosteiro’s eight generators, the hybrid asset ought to now be able to producing as much as 39.5 GWh per yr, sufficient to energy greater than 30,000 folks yearly.
The wind park has been in operation since 2004 and has produced over 350 GWh of fresh power up until now.
“We fully intend to carry on investing in the hybridisation of parks held in our portfolio, both in Portugal as well as in other regions with strong development potential”, states Duarte Bello, EDPR govt director for Europe and Latin America.
In whole, EDPR’s Iberian Peninsula hybrid tasks exceed 1,600 MW in capability. The agency famous these schemes are both within the research or improvement part.
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