BELECTRIC expands its PV business by entering the Dutch solar market
- Commissioning of 14 MW solar plant in Emmen, in the province of Drenthe
- Additional service contract signed for operation and maintenanceKolitzheim (Germany), Emmen (Netherlands) – Yesterday the Dutch PV plant “Zonnepark Lange Runde” was officially inaugurated. BELECTRIC has built this PV plant with around 14 MWp installed capacity as an EPC (Engineering-Procurement-Construction) provider on behalf of Statkraft and in close cooperation with the municipality of Emmen. In addition, BELECTRIC has been appointed as a service provider for the operation and maintenance of the plant which is located in Emmen, in the province of Drenthe. The service contract includes remote power plant monitoring, regular inspections and on-site support in the event of a fault. BELECTRIC is one of the largest Operations & Maintenance (O&M) providers worldwide, managing a portfolio of over 1.3 GWp of installed utility scale PV solar plants and Battery storage systems worldwide.“As Europe’s largest producer of renewable energy, Statkraft is proud to officially inaugurate its first solar park in the Netherlands. We are pleased with the good cooperation we have had with Belectric”, says Niels van der Linden, head of Statkraft’s Dutch solar team.
“This projects marks a successful entry in what we expect to be one of the key PV markets in Europe for the next couple of years”, explains Ingo Alphéus, CEO of BELECTRIC Solar & Battery GmbH.