Sonnedix announced today energization of the 4 megawatt Grove Farm solar plant in Tolland, Somerset, in the west of England. The plant will meet annual electricity needs of more than 1,260 homes, using polycrystalline modules and utility class inverters.
“ This was our first project in the UK “, said Sonnedix President Franck Constant. “ Therefore, we want to thank our partners on this project, the contractor, the local population and authorities as well as the local regional electricity utility for achieving on-schedule commercial operation of this plant. We look forward to meeting the country’s objective of de-carbonization and security of its electricity supply. Solar PV is becoming an important power source in the UK with over 7GW installed so far “.
Covering around 9 hectares, the Grove Farm solar plant, made of 13,100 solar panels, is expected to generate more than 4,156 megawatt hours of clean, green electricity per year, offsetting carbon dioxide emissions of more than 2,252 tons a year.
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 100 megawatts (MW) photovoltaic (PV) power plants in operation as well a several hundred MW in development pipeline in Italy, France, Spain, US/Puerto Rico, Thailand, Chile, South Africa and Japan. For more information about Sonnedix, please visit www.sonnnedix.com