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In the next two years Univergy’s solar projects in Novelda will reach 50MW.

The “Salinetes I” Photovoltaic Solar Plant has innovative technologies that increase productivity by more than 83%.

In the next few months, construction will begin on the “Rebentó” Photovoltaic Solar Plant in the municipality of Petrer, with a capacity of 4.7 MW.

Salinetes I

Madrid, Alicante, June 21, 2022 – The Spanish-Japanese company Univergy Solar has inaugurated the “Salinetes I” Photovoltaic Solar Plant in the Alicante municipality of Novelda, which will have a clean energy generation capacity of almost 4.5 MW of power.

The inauguration of this project by Univergy Solar means the implementation in Novelda of the first of the projects that will be developed in the area during the next two years and that will reach more than 50 MW.

The “Salinetes I” plant has been built with frameless bifacial modules that have innovative technological advantages rarely seen in Spain and that give the plant a greater performance capacity thanks to the functionality of its panels on both sides.

In addition, the structure with which the plant has been built is made up of continuous series with joint covers that absorb thermal expansions, with continuous tables of almost 200 meters, which maximize the use of space and achieve a ratio of installed power/surface area with a productivity of more than 84%. This structure is unique in Spain.

Francisco Martínez Alted, Mayor of Novelda said: “The “Salinetes I” renewable solar energy project represents two very important milestones for Novelda; on the one hand, having completed the first of a series of projects we have in the pipeline for the installation of more than 50MW of power; and on the other, fulfilling our commitment to make the municipality one of the benchmarks for clean energy in Alicante and the Valencian Community”.

Fernando Dávila, Operations Director of Univergy Solar, pointed out that “The inauguration of the “Salinetes I” plant in Novelda represents the consolidation of Univergy Solar’s projects in Spain, which continues its expansion with the start of construction of the new 4.7 MW “Rebentó” project in the municipality of Petrer”.

In this way, Univergy Solar continues with the national development process consolidating its leadership in the Spanish and European market.

About Univergy Solar

UNIVERGY Solar is a Spanish-Japanese group with headquarters in Tokyo and Madrid, specialized in the development, construction and operation of renewable energy projects, and an international presence in more than 16 countries. It has more than 20 years of experience in the development of renewable energy generation projects at an international level, managing a development portfolio of more than 11.2 GW and more than 400 projects.