Köthen Solar Park

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Köthen Solar Park
Köthen Solar Park is located in Germany
Köthen Solar Park
Location of Köthen Solar Park
Country Germany
Location Köthen
Coordinates 51°43′33″N 11°58′26″E / 51.72583°N 11.97389°E / 51.72583; 11.97389Coordinates: 51°43′33″N 11°58′26″E / 51.72583°N 11.97389°E / 51.72583; 11.97389
Construction began May 2008
Commission date December 2008
Construction cost €133 million
Solar farm
Type Flat-panel PV
Site area 116 ha (287 acres)
Power generation
Units operational 205,000 crystalline photovoltaic modules of BP Solar
Nameplate capacity 45
Annual generation 42

The Köthen Solar Park is a photovoltaic power station in Köthen, Germany. It has a capacity of 45 MWp and an annual output of 42 GWh. The solar park is developed and built by RGE Energy.[1]

The PV project is built on a former military airfield in Köthen on 116 hectares (290 acres). The project is the largest solar power plant in Saxony-Anhalt and the world's largest with string inverters. The project is equipped 205,000 crystalline photovoltaic modules of BP Solar. The total investment in the project was around €133 million. The solar park was connected to the grid in 2009.[1][2] Payment will be 35.49 Euro cents per kilowatt hour for 20 years.[3]

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