According to a statement released, technical commissioning was completed on June 30 and the park was grid connected on August 23. It is expected to generate around 33 million kWh of energy annually enough to meet the needs of around 9,300 3 person households, said Gehrlicher.
Located across 90 hectares on the grounds of a former military airport, it is comprised of 144,144 of Yinglis crystalline photovoltaic modules and 39 SMA inverters. A further 26 hectares are said to have been reserved for compensation areas.
"We are especially grateful to the policy makers at the City of Perleberg and District of Prignitz as well as the authorities in charge, such as the Perleberg building authority," commented CEO, Klaus Gehrlicher.