17 Jun '14, 12pm

[News] Belectric and First Solar connect 34.5MW of UK PV

Belectric and First Solar also partnered on the 128MW Templin project in Germany. Source: Belectric US thin-film manufacturer First Solar and German EPC firm Belectric have connected 34.5MW of solar farms in the UK. The three sites, in southern and eastern England, will use First Solar’s thin-film modules and continue the pair’s partnership . The largest of the three projects is the 14MW Marsh Solar Farm in Wiltshire, owned by German asset manager KGAL’s ESPF 3 renewables fund. The 10.5MW Weston Longville Solar Farm in Norfolk and the 10MW Holton Solar Farm in Suffolk are both owned by the BBIP infrastructure fund. “As the United Kingdom embraces the potential of clean and affordable solar electricity, these projects represent a new milestone in the country’s development of a sustainable solar energy portfolio,” said Stefan Degener, managing director, First Solar GmbH. All...

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