54.5 MW PV Project Comes Online In Netherlands

Germany’s IB Vogt GmbH Successfully Delivers 54.5 MW Scaldia Solar Park In Netherlands Calling It Country’s Largest
12:36 AM (Beijing Time) - 08. November 2018
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The Scaldia Solar Park in the Netherlands was acquired by ib Vogt GmbH from Solarpark Zeeland in February 2018. It received project financing from HSH Nordbank. IB Vogt marked the successful delivery of the project through a symbolic start-up of the generator on November 1, 2018. (Photo Credit: ib Vogt GmbH)

Key Takeaways

  • A 54.5 MW solar power plant in the Netherlands has come online powered by 140,000 solar panels
  • IB Vogt successfully delivered the project and held a symbolic start-up of the generator for the Scaldia solar park
  • The project is located on the edge of Sloehaven in Zeeland on the territory of the municipalities of Vlissingen and Borssele

Germany based EPC company ib Vogt GmbH has delivered what it calls the largest solar park in the Netherlands with a capacity of 54.5 MW. Built with project financing worth €47 million ($53.75 million) from HSH Nordbank, the 54.5 MW Scaldia solar park is located on the edge of Sloehaven in Zeeland on the territory of the municipalities of Vlissingen and Borssele. The Berlin based company acquired the park from Solarpark Zeeland in February 2018.

It uses 140,000 solar panels positioned east-west for optimal land use and power generation. The park is expected to generate 51,000 MWh of clean energy annually for 30 years. All power generated by the system will be sold to Engie Netherlands.

In October 2018, ib Vogt took the majority stake in its joint venture nv vogt Singapore to focus on Indian and Southeast Asian markets (see IB Vogt Majority Stake In Singapore Firm).

European solar sector association SolarPower Europe expects the Netherlands to add up to 1.32 GW PV in 2018, contributing 10% to the total forecast of 12.6 GW (see 12.6 GW PV Forecast For Europe In 2018).

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