17 Jan '12, 1pm

Solar Energy News (10 More Stories): Filed under: Energy News

Solar Energy News (10 More Stories): Filed under: Energy News

CEE Acquires Two Solar Parks from Gehrlicher Solar . “The Hamburger investment company CEE (Conetwork Erneuerbare Energien Holding GmbH & Co. KGaA) is acquiring two new photovoltaic ground-mounted systems, continuing the consistent expansion of its solar portfolio,” Gehrlicher Solar reports . “With this purchase, the total power capacity of the portfolio will increase to more than 70 megawatts. One of the new solar parks is located in Ebern in Lower Franconia, where CEE already operates a PV park, and the other in Rohr, in southern Thuringia. Both projects have been commissioned in December, 2011 and are close to completion. In Ebern a nominal capacity of about 7.1 megawatts of solar power will be supplied to the local grid and about 4.3 megawatts in Rohr. In the park in Ebern, First Solar modules have been used and in the Rohr park, Sunowe modules. Both parks have been eq...

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