Solarpark Meuro

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Solarpark Meuro
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CountryGermany
LocationSchipkau
Coordinates51°34′N 13°59′E / 51.567°N 13.983°E / 51.567; 13.983Coordinates: 51°34′N 13°59′E / 51.567°N 13.983°E / 51.567; 13.983
StatusOperational
Commission date2011, 2012
Construction cost€140 million (first 70 MW)
Solar field
TypeFlat-panel PV
Site area200 hectares (494 acres)
Power generation
Nameplate capacity168 MW

Solarpark Meuro is a 166 megawatt (MW) photovoltaic power station located in Meuro and Schipkau, Germany. The plant was built on a former lignite mine[1] and is the country's largest solar park.[2][3] It was named POWER-GEN International solar project of the year in 2012.[4]

The PV system uses about 636,000 solar panels provided by Canadian Solar and 20k-string inverters from REFUsol. It is also the first solar park to use a 690VAC gridvoltage for some of REFUsol's 333k HV central inverters.

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