France: Work to begin on Boralex's first solar park


Having fulfilled the regulatory conditions and obtained financing for the project, the company will start building the €14.6 million Avignonet-Lauragais solar park on Saturday, January 15. Q-Cells France is responsible for the engineering, construction and maintenance of the facility, which is scheduled to begin operations in May.

The installation is the first solar undertaking by Boralex, which said that it is looking to expand in this segment, particularly in France. "After studying the solar segment in France, Boralex is confident that this reasonably sized project is our best way to gain a foothold in solar-powered electricity production," commented Patricia Lemaire, president and CEO of Boralex.

The park will be located on land adjacent to the Avignonet-Lauragais wind farm, thus reportedly creating the first mixed solar and wind energy power generation site in France. It has secured a 20-year contract with Électricité de France.

Popular content

This content is protected by copyright and may not be reused. If you want to cooperate with us and would like to reuse some of our content, please contact:


Related content

Elsewhere on pv magazine...

Leave a Reply

Please be mindful of our community standards.

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

By submitting this form you agree to pv magazine using your data for the purposes of publishing your comment.

Your personal data will only be disclosed or otherwise transmitted to third parties for the purposes of spam filtering or if this is necessary for technical maintenance of the website. Any other transfer to third parties will not take place unless this is justified on the basis of applicable data protection regulations or if pv magazine is legally obliged to do so.

You may revoke this consent at any time with effect for the future, in which case your personal data will be deleted immediately. Otherwise, your data will be deleted if pv magazine has processed your request or the purpose of data storage is fulfilled.

Further information on data privacy can be found in our Data Protection Policy.