Solar inverters supplier Sungrow has supplied its medium-voltage inverter solutions for a 100 MW solar park in Kaposvàr, south-west Hungary, which is one of the largest photovoltaic (PV) projects and biggest investment of this kind in entire Central Europe.
December 11, 2020. By Manu Tayal
The constructed of the plant began in June 2019 by China National Machinery Import and Export (CMC) and expected to be commercially completed by February 2021. The project will ensure an annual power generation of 130 GWh, equivalent to eliminating carbon dioxide by 4,500 tonnes per year, satisfying the electricity demand of a city with 50,000 inhabitants.
Commenting on the development, Lewis Li, General Manager of Sungrow Europe, said “Sungrow is delighted to offer competitive inverter solutions to be in powering up more communities and facilities, leveraging solar assets for a more sustainable environment, fueling sizable economic growth for Hungary.”
“The solar park will contribute to developing a well-balanced and sustainable energy mix in Hungary and guaranteeing the country's energy security,” said Innovation and Technology minister of László Palkovics in a statement.
“Hungary continues its goal of diversifying its energy sources with a focus on solar power. We are delighted to partner with Sungrow to contribute to the national ambition to source increasing shares of its electricity from renewable sources by supplying this 100 MW landmark project. The standout technologies, responsive and professional service that Sungrow offers are paramount to our success and pumps up more joint adventures in the near future,” commented Wang Guopeng, Project Chief Engineer of CMC.
Hungary aimed to ensure the long-term security of energy supplies and increasing the share of renewable sources in its electricity generation mix.
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