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 crystallinephotovoltaic modules of BP Solar. The total investment in the project was around €133 million. The solar park was connected to the grid in 2009. Payment will be 35.49 Euro cents per kilowatt hour for 20 years.