The Spanish electricity company Iberdrola has started up its first photovoltaic plant in Italy with a capacity of 23 MW.
The company informed that the generated power will be enough to address the needs of around 12,000 homes.
The photovoltaic plant is located in Montalto di Castro, which is a town in the Lazio region.
The company will begin the commissioning of the plant and its connection to the grid once the assembly of the photovoltaic modules, construction of the substation and other infrastructures has been completed, it stated.
According to Iberdrola, it aims to triple its portfolio of renewable projects in Italy by 2025, the company statement reads.
The President of Iberdrola Renovables Italia, Valerio Faccenda, stated that "the company's plan for Italy foresees a significant growth in the workforce," including more professionals.
Iberdrola informed that it adds to the 43 facilities that it has in development, totaling 1,500 megawatts.
The company has inked a deal with GreenInvest to develop 17 wind and photovoltaic facilities for a total of 327 megawatts. Besides, the company has started four other projects totaling 288 megawatts.