Italian SOLON subsidiary is awarded contract from Italian power grid operator to construct solar power plants with a capacity of 12.5 MWp
Berlin / Carmignano di Brenta, Padua, May 12, 2010. SOLON S.p.A., a subsidiary of Berlin-based SOLON SE with registered offices in the Northern Italian city of Carmignano di Brenta has been awarded the contract for construction of 16 greenfield installations in the Northern Italian provinces of Friuli and Veneto with a total capacity of about 12.5 MWp. The project is one of the invitations to tender announced throughout the EU last year by SunTergrid S.p.A., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Rome-based Terna S.p.A., one of Europe's largest independent power grid operator. Solar power plants with a total capacity of 100 MWp are planned to be implemented in 2010. They will be awarded by additional invitations to tender.
The power plants of the current tender have a capacity of between 200 kWp and 2MWp and will be constructed in the provinces of Padova, Vicenza, Verona, Rovigo, Treviso, Belluno, Venezia, Udine and Triest. SOLON S.p.A. will assume the role of general contractor for engineering and project management as well as the turn-key implementation of the installations.
About SOLON SE:
SOLON SE is one of the largest manufacturers of solar modules in Europe as well as a supplier of solar system technology for large-scale rooftop and greenfield installations. The SOLON Group has subsidiaries in Germany, Austria, Italy, Switzerland, and the U.S. and employs some 900 people worldwide. SOLON’s core business is producing solar modules and photovoltaic systems along with planning and constructing large rooftop installations and turnkey solar power plants all over the world.