First part of 290-MW Zwartowo photo voltaic park in Poland goes on-line

September 22 (Renewables Now) – The development of Poland’s largest photo voltaic park is progressing with the primary 204-MWp part of the Zwartowo undertaking already feeding clear electrical energy to the grid.

The primary part of the undertaking with a deliberate whole capability of 290 MWp was linked to the grid in September, EPC contractor Goldbeck Photo voltaic mentioned on Thursday. Development work on the second part of 86 MWp is about to start firstly of subsequent yr.

Positioned about 65 km (40.39 mi) northwest of the town of Gdansk, Zwartowo is anticipated to require whole prices of about EUR 200 million (USD 198.12m).

Commenting on the optimistic influence of the undertaking, Goldbeck Photo voltaic’s managing director Joachim Goldbeck mentioned: “By way of Zwartowo, greater than 90,470 households may be equipped with inexperienced power and CO2 emissions may be decreased by about 5 million tonnes throughout the undertaking interval.”

In Could, Goldbeck Photo voltaic and its accomplice Respect Power S.A. secured a PLN-635-million (USD 132.4m/EUR 133.6m) loan for the project from the European Financial institution for Reconstruction and Growth (EBRD) and Polish lenders PKO BP SA (WSE:PKO) and Pekao SA (WSE:PEO).

(PLN 1 = USD 0.209/EUR 0.211)

(EUR 1 = USD 0.991)

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