Berlin, Germany [RenewableEnergyWorld.com] Solon S.p.A and Interporto di Padova signed an agreement to erect the one of the world’s largest solar photovoltaic roof-mounted system in Padua, Italy.
According to the agreement, Interporto di Padova will provide 250,000 m² of space on the rooftop of its logistics center for the construction of this power station. With a nominal capacity of 15 megawatts, the PV system will generate 17 million kilowatt-hours of power per year.
“We are pooling our energies together to help promote environmental protection and increase job security in the region of Veneto through the production and use of clean photovoltaic power.” The project will employ up to 450 people,” said Domenico Sartore, CEO of Solon S.p.A. “Approximately 67,500 modules will be manufactured locally by Solon S.p.A. and then installed on 250,000m² of rooftop space.”
Construction is to begin in September of this year. Solon S.p.A. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Berlin-based Solon SE.