28 Jan '17, 8am

Work underway on Finland's largest PV system:

Work underway on Finland's largest PV system:

Construction is expected begin on the over 800 kW Kivikko solar power system this June, spokeswoman for Helen, Atte Kallio tells pv magazine . It will be installed on the roof of the Kivikko Ski Hall, which is owned by the City of Helsinki. While the bidding process for equipment suppliers is still ongoing, she estimates the project budget to be between €1.5 million and €1.6 million. The system is scheduled for grid connection this autumn. Once complete, the around 3,000 PV panels will be rented to Helen’s customers for €4.40 a month, with the electricity generated from the 285 W panels being deducted from the customers’ electricity bills. Each panel is expected to produce around 230 kWh per year. Kallio says that with Helen’s first PV system – the 340 kW Suvilahti PV plant – individual customers rented anywhere between one and five panels. When asked why Helen has decided...

Full article: https://www.pv-magazine.com/2015/05/12/work-underway-on-f...

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