Toul-Rosières solar PV park 115MW, France – 24.0MW owned by Sonnedix

Toul, France

Sonnedix acquires stake in largest European solar park

29 June 2012

Paris, France – For immediate release

Sonnedix announces the acquisition of the 24MW ground mounted Toul 3 project near the city of Nancy in north-eastern France. The project was constructed by EDF EN. This 24MW plant is one of three adjacent solar plants forming part of the 115MW Toul-Rosieres solar park, the largest in Europe to date. It was built in a former NATO air base using one and half million First Solar panels and SMA inverters. The 115MW solar park will be operated by EDF EN Services. This solar plant is the seventh and largest of Sonnedix in France. ” Is our second project with EDF EN. We were once again impressed by their professionalism, Sonnedix is delighted to have EDF EN as one of its key partners in France and look forward to continued cooperation with them in other large solar projects in the near future ” says Franck Constant, Chairman of Sonnedix. Toul 3 will start producing solar generated electricity this summer, adding in excess of 26 GWh per year to Sonnedix European portfolio.

About Sonnedix:
Sonnedix is an Independent Solar Power Producer (IPP) with a proven track record in delivering high performance cost competitive solar photovoltaic plants to the market. Sonnedix develops, builds, owns and operates solar power plants globally.

About EDF Energies Nouvelles:
With operations in Europe and North America, EDF Energies Nouvelles is a market leader in green electricity production. With a development focused on wind energy for several years and more recently on solar photovoltaic, the Group is also present in other segments of the renewable energies market: small hydro, marine energy, biomass, biofuel and biogas. In addition, the Group is expanding in the distributed renewable energies sector. EDF Energies Nouvelles is a subsidiary of the EDF Group. For more information, please visit www.edf-energies-nouvelles.com.

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