Risen Energy breaks ground on 117MW PV project in Mexico

Share on facebook
Facebook
Share on twitter
Twitter
Share on linkedin
LinkedIn
Share on reddit
Reddit
Share on email
Email
Once completed, the large-scale site is expected to to supply 269,068MWh of green electricity to Mexico annually. Image: Risen Energy

Risen Energy announced that its 117MW PV project in Mexico has broken ground, with Durango state governor Jose Rosas Aispuro Torres, Canatlan municipal president Dora Elena Gonzalez Tremillo and Risen Energy president Wang Hong all on hand for a ceremony to commemorate the event.

Once completed, the large-scale site is expected to to supply 269,068MWh of green electricity to Mexico annually. Once field analysis and subsequent surveys are completed,  Risen Energy, the PV module supplier and EPC contractor for the project, will provide high-efficiency modules for the installation.

With Mexico working to expand its renewable-energy mix within its national grid, RIsen Energy has developed an impressive presence within the market, including a 300MW planned project in Durango that has already entered the first stage of construction. Once operational, the facility will be the single-unit PV power station with the highest installed capacity not only in Mexico, but in all of Latin America.

Hong said:  “Our company is steadily advancing its expansion in Mexico. Through this collaboration with several other companies, Risen Energy will actively learn from its partners and constantly enhance its own strengths, in a move to bring high-quality, sustainable and renewable energy to Mexico, Latin America and the world, creating a healthy and sustainable new ecosystem.”

Read Next

PV Tech Premium
July 14, 2021
Reforms in energy policy since the election of Andrés Manuel López Obrador have led to increased uncertainty for solar developers in Mexico, with renewables auctions cancelled and changes to power dispatch priorities proposed. Alice Grundy looks at how the market can move forward once again.
June 28, 2021
Risen Energy will spend MYR42.2bn (US$10.2 billion) over 15 years on a new solar manufacturing plant in Malaysia, representing the Chinese company’s first investment in Southeast Asia.
June 25, 2021
A round-up of the latest project news, featuring Lightsource BP’s first Spanish project to begin operations, Risen’s module supply partnership with the US Mammoth Solar project, and the establishment of an 800MW pipeline in Latin America
June 14, 2021
Asia boasts a growing number of markets with solar development pipelines in excess of 1GW, a new report by Fitch has found, with the region dominating the consultancy’s project database analysis this year.
June 1, 2021
Almost two thirds of people working in the solar industry expect to see double-digit sales growth this year, according to initial findings from a Global Solar Council survey.
PV Tech Premium
March 11, 2021
Having topped RMB1.9/Watt (US$0.29/W) in early 2020 before falling to RMB1.4/Watt (US$0.21/W), PV module prices in China have been on a rollercoaster of late. PV Tech's Carrie Xiao has the latest on module pricing from China.

Subscribe to Newsletter

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Webinars
August 19, 2021
At 9am (PT) | 6pm (CEST)
Solar Media Events
August 25, 2021
Solar Media Events
October 6, 2021
Solar Media Events
October 19, 2021
BRISTOL, UK