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DGEG Gives Operating License To Portugal's 'Largest' Solar PV Plant With 219 MW Capacity

DGEG has granted an operating license for 219 MW Solara4 Project (in the picture), which it calls the largest solar PV plant in Portugal and the largest unsubsidized project in Europe. (Photo Credit: DGEG)

219 MW solar project online in Portugal: The Directorate General of Energy and Geology (DGEG) in Portugal has announced issuing an operating license to what it calls as the largest solar PV plant in the country and the largest unsubsidized project in Europe. The 219 MW Alcoutim Photovoltaic Plant or Solara4 Project is equipped with 660,000 Jetion Solar high-efficiency solar panels each with an output of between 330W and 340W. Located in Martim Longo in Alcoutim municipality of Portugal, the solar power plant has 125 inverters, 40 transformer stations and is connected to the national grid through Tavira substation. DGEG said such projects are essential for the nation to decarbonize its energy sector, while contributing to the renewable energy targets set under the PNEC 2030.

Back in February 2019, Ireland’s Welink Investment Holding secured a 20-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with Audax Renovables for a 708 MW unsubsidized solar power portfolio which comprised both Solara4 Project and 46 MW Ourika project.

About Jetion Solar

Jetion Solar (China) Co., Ltd. is a world-renowned solar PV manufacturer, which is affiliated to China National Building Materials Group Corporation (CNBM), one of the FORTUNE 500 companies. Jetion Solar provides solar products, solutions and global EPC services to utility, commercial and residential customers all around the world and was rated as “Tier 1” on BloombergNEF Module Maker Tiering System. Currently, Jetion Solar has an annual production capacity of 2 GW of cells, 2.5 GW of modules and has 1 GW PV project development and investment capability.


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