From pv journal in Spain

Empresa de Desenvolvimento e Infraestruturas do Alqueva (EDIA), managed by the Ministry of Agriculture of Portugal, has launched a global tender for the development of 5 floating photovoltaic vegetation. These vegetation are positioned within the reservoirs of Ferreira do Alentejo, Almeidas, Pias, Penedrão, and Monte Novo.

The 5 initiatives have a mixed capability of 4.5 MW and require a complete funding of round €4.3 million ($4.6 million).

The tender consists of the upkeep of the services for 3 years from entry into operation.

The vegetation will feed close by pumping stations, with an estimated annual manufacturing of seven GWh.

It’s anticipated that this would be the first of a set of 4 tenders to be launched on the finish of the summer time, in a worldwide funding of about € 60 million which corresponds to the set up of about 70 MW.

The intention of EDIA is to copy the success of the floating photo voltaic plant put in within the Cuba-Este reservoir, which has been working since 2020.

Portuguese researchers from the College of Évora just lately discovered that the put in capability of floating photo voltaic programs might exceed the goal of seven GW set by the nation’s Nationwide Vitality and Local weather Plan 2030.

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