April 1 (Renewables Now) – Spain-based agency Fotowatio Renewable Ventures (FRV) has began producing energy at its 115-MW (AC) Metz Photo voltaic Farm that’s nonetheless being assembled in New South Wales, Australia.
The renewables developer, a part of Saudi Arabia’s Abdul Latif Jameel Power, mentioned on Thursday that it expects the photovoltaic (PV) park to achieve full capability over the approaching months.
The Metz plant is presently in superior phases of development, and may have the ability to produce round 320,000 MWh per 12 months, as soon as totally up and operating. It’s set to function underneath an influence buy settlement (PPA) with Australian energy retailer Snowy Hydro.
The photo voltaic farm will stretch throughout 248 hectares (612.8 acres) of land in a rural space. Beon Power Options, a unit of Victoria Energy Networks, is serving because the engineering, procurement and development (EPC) contractor.