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TotalEnergies breaks ground for five PV plants with 263MW in Spain


TotalEnergies has laid the foundation ceremony on its five PV plants in Spain. At the event, the counselor was accompanied by the Secretary General of Energy, Manuel Larrasa, the delegate of the Ministry in the province, Antonio Ramírez, the territorial delegates of Development, Territorial Articulation and Housing, Francisco Juárez, and of Sustainability, Environment Environment and Blue Economy, Concepción Gallardo, and the mayor of Guillena, Lorenzo Medina.

This was stated by the Minister of Industry, Energy and Mines of the Government of Andalusia, Jorge Paradela, during his speech at the groundbreaking ceremony for the Guillena Cluster project promoted by the company TotalEnergies, which will build five photovoltaic plants that will add installed power of 263 MW, and which will involve an investment of more than 200 million euros and the creation of 800 jobs during the construction phase.

According to the company, the facilities will have nearly 400,000 665Wp bifacial photovoltaic modules and will generate enough electrical energy to cover the annual consumption of more than 150,000 homes once in operation.

The plants are likely to prevent the emission of around 140,000 tons of CO2.

“Our company has made a firm commitment to promoting renewable energy in Spain and the start of work on these projects in Guillena is a great step forward in achieving our objectives and those of the country,” general director of TotalEnergies Renewables Spain Yago Mancebo Ferreiro, was quoted in a statement.

He further stated, “With 3GW of solar energy already under development in Andalusia, Madrid, Murcia, Aragon and Castilla La Mancha, we continue to consolidate the relevant role of Spain in Europe as a benchmark in sustainability and clean energy.”

It has been informed that the projects are aligned with the energy policy promoted by Andalusia in its commitment to renewable energies.

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