Thessalonika, Greece [RenewableEnergyWorld.com] Proinso has been awarded the supply of various solar photovoltaic farms in Greece that will all together amount to more than 7.5 megawatts (MW) of installed capacity. The agreements include the supply of 2.65 MW of 2-axis trackers from Mecasolar, a company who together with Proinso forms part of Grupo OPDE.
These agreements in the Greek market are in addition to the contracts signed in early 2010 in Greece. In the first quarter of the year, Proinso Hellas had already signed the supply for 10.54 MW of modules and invertors in the country, which already represents 23% of the expected activity in the Greek market for 2010 and which is situated at 40 MW, according to initial estimates from the Spanish multinational.
Similarly, the company will supply 3.45 MW of Mecasolar 2-axis trackers, which will be supplied from Mecasolar Hellas, the manufacturing subsidiary located in Thessaloniki. This figure represents 35% of all the trackers (12 MW) which are planned to be installed in Greece during the current year.
All Mecasolar tracker orders for this market are being manufactured entirely the factory of more than 6,000m² that the company has in Thessalonika, Greece. The company soon expects to meet all the orders for the Bulgarian and Turkish market throughout the year from the Greek factory.