Location of Solarpark Meuro in Germany
|Commission date||2011, 2012|
|Construction cost||€140 million (first 70 MW)|
|Site area||200 hectares (494 acres)|
|Nameplate capacity||166 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 and is the country's largest solar park. It was named POWER-GEN International solar project of the year in 2012.
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.
- Energy policy of the European Union
- Renewable energy commercialization
- Renewable energy in the European Union
- Größter Solarpark Deutschlands geht in Meuro ans Netz (in German)
- Canadian Solar Supplies 70 MW of Solar Modules for Germany's Largest Project; Built by Leading EPC Company GP JOULE
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- Canadian Solar project scoops POWER-GEN award
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