AES Sole Italia revealed that it had selected Schneider Electric as the engineering, procurement and construction contractor for a PV solar system in the Puglia region in Italy. The plant will have a yearly power output of 56GWh and a total power of 43MW during its peak. Over 600,000 solar panels on 250 acres will be used for the construction of the solar plant.
“With its comprehensive and integrated portfolio in energy management, Schneider Electric is the only market operator to provide end-to-end management of renewable array intelligence in accordance with the special requirements and needs of the customer, said Julio Rodriguez, executive VP of power global & EMEAS business at Schneider Electric. One of the key elements of success is Schneider Electric’s ability to leverage its global organization in support to its core project team in terms of design, optimization of the architecture and solution and management of risks.”’
Schneider will be responsible for the end-to end solution for the plant and will be the only contact for plant management. The company advised that it will be guaranteeing the global performance of the system and the long-term availability of the installation.
No further details about the plant or contract were released at this time.