Construction has begun on three solar plants in the Extremadura region, with a total capacity of 127 MW. The projects – expected to be in operation by the end of 2019 – were awarded to Enel in Spain’s third renewables auction, and involve a total investment of close to €100 million.
The new 300 MW project is being planned by U.K.-based Solarcentury, Spanish developer Genia Global Energy, and France’s Canopy.
The Talasol Solar PV power plant will be located in Talaván, Cáceres, in the southern region of Extremadura. Israeli solar company Ellomay acquired the project in May.
The project is planned to be developed in the municipality of Talaván, in the southern region of Extremadura.
The Calzadilla de los Barros solar project was planned to have a capacity of 394 MW. The project is one of several giant PV projects announced across several Spanish southern regions over the past years.
The Israeli investment firm agreed to acquire a special purpose vehicle owning a 300 MW PV project in the southern Spanish region of Extremadura.