Italy: Espe grid connects 10 MW worth of solar farms

02. September 2011 | Applications & Installations, Industry & Suppliers | By:  Becky Stuart

Between July and August of this year, Espe Sunparc Srl installed and connected 10 solar farms worth 10 megawatts (MW) to the Italian grid.

Espe Sunparc solar photovoltaic farm in Italy

A total of 40,000 photovoltaic crystalline silicon modules were used across the 10 projects. Image: Espe Sunparc.

The company, a joint venture between Espe Srl and Silfab Spa, carried out the projects in the Italian regions of Veneto, Marche, Molise, Lazio and Apulia.

According to a statement released, the one MW solar farm in Veneto was installed in a "record" 20 days.

A total of 40,000 photovoltaic crystalline silicon modules were used in the construction of the 10 solar farms, which are now expected to generate 14 million kilowatt hours of energy annually.

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