Spanish infrastructure builder Lantania said on Thursday that it has initiated construction of a 50-MWp solar photovoltaic plant in central Spain on behalf of its client Verbund Green Power Iberia.
The Spanish unit of Austrian utility Verbund AG awarded Lantania a contract for the turnkey delivery of the plant, which will be known as Calatrava II.
Lantania’s work will involve the installation of around 76,600 solar panels at a site in Campo de Calatrava in Ciudad Real province, and the construction of a 3-km (1.86 miles) underground transmission line between the solar farm and its substation.
The plant is expected to commence operation in the first half of 2024. Its production output is estimated at 100 GWh of electricity per year.
Lantania says it is now working on 280 MW of solar projects concurrently. For Verbund Green Power Iberia, Calatrava II is one 112 MW of renewable energy projects it has under construction in Spain, the builder added.