EDF Energies Nouvelles has commissioned two solar photovoltaic power plants in Italy with a combined capacity of 26.1MWp. The first plant, located in Loreo, northern Italy will be a 12.6MWp ground-based project. The second, 13.5MWp facility is to be constructed in Priolo, in the south of the country. Both plants will utilized CdTe thin-film panels supplied by First Solar.
Laurence Juin, EDF Energies Nouvelles’ executive in charge of Southern Europe, said, “We are delighted to announce the commissioning of the Loreo and Priolo facilities, which reflects the acceleration of our solar activities in Italy and the tremendous work put in by our local team. They represent the largest solar energy projects completed by our group to date in Italy, a country with great potential and a key growth driver.”
The Loreo and Priolo facilities are owned 100% and 90% by EDF EN Italia, which conducted the development and construction.