Romilly 7.5MW, France

Romilly, France

Sonnedix announces the acquisition of the 7.5MW ground mounted Romilly project from EDF EN

25 July 2011

Sonnedix announces the acquisition of the 7.5MW ground mounted Romilly project in the Champagne region from EDF EN. The photovoltaic park construction is complete using First Solar panels and SMA inverters. It will be operated by EDF EN Services. The park is the fourth and largest of several Sonnedix group solar parks in France. Sonnedix has several other solar projects in France under construction and development.” Sonnedix is delighted to have entered into an agreement with EDF EN to acquire this project. This is our first project with EDF EN and we have been impressed with their professionalism. EDF ENs reputation in development, construction and operation of renewable projects in France is second to none “, says Franck Constant, Director of Sonnedix. Andreas Mustad, CEO of Sonnedix added ” The Romilly plant came into operation this month adding to our European fleet of solar plants and generating in excess of 8 GWh per year. We look forward to pursuing this cooperation with EDF EN in other large solar projects”.

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. Sonnedix currently owns over 40 megawatts (MW) photovoltaic (PV) power plants in operation or construction in Italy, France, Spain and Thailand and several hundred MW in development pipeline.

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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