Sunpower (SPWRA) Building Portion Of Italy’s Largest Solar Plant

Sunpower (SPWRA) has designed and started construction earlier this year of Italy’s largest solar plant, called the Montalto di Casto project, it was announced today.  Sunray Renewable Energy is the Italian company working with Sunpower as the developer and owns the project which is being financed, in part, by a consortium of international and Italian banks.  This 24MW plant is phase 1 of a larger 100MW project and will feature Sunpower’s Tracker technology which follows the sun and delivers up to 25% more energy than fixed systems.

“In addition to delivering commercial benefits to the community, Montalto di Castro is designed to integrate seamlessly into the surrounding countryside and preserve the local ecosystem,” said Giora Salita, head of business development for SunRay. “SunPower’s unrivaled global experience in the design and construction of solar power plants will help ensure that the finished project is the pride of the local community today and for many generations in the future.”

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