EDPR’s Solar-Wind Hybrid Park Powers 23,000 Homes in Portugal

Feb 21, 2024 11:10 AM ET

  • EDP Renovaveis SA shines with new solar park in Portugal, powering thousands of homes with clean energy. More hybrid projects on the horizon!
EDPR's Solar-Wind Hybrid Park Powers 23,000 Homes in Portugal

Renewable energy company EDP Renovaveis SA has completed the 21-MWp Monde de Vez solar park in central Portugal, alongside the existing Sao Joao wind farm. This marks EDPR’s second hybrid facility, with the solar park expected to generate 31.4 GWh of clean electricity annually. Together with the wind farm, the facility can produce 79 GWh of renewable energy per year, enough to power 23,000 local families.

EDPR’s head in Portugal, Hugo Costa, stated that the company plans to continue developing hybrid projects in Portugal, with an expected implementation of another 700 MW in similar projects in the coming years. EDP currently has over 1,600 MW of hybrid projects under study or development in Portugal and Spain.

What are EDPR’s plans for future hybrid projects in Portugal?

  • EDPR plans to implement another 700 MW of hybrid projects in Portugal in the coming years
  • The company currently has over 1,600 MW of hybrid projects under study or development in Portugal and Spain
  • The Monde de Vez solar park is EDPR’s second hybrid facility in Portugal
  • The solar park is expected to generate 31.4 GWh of clean electricity annually
  • Together with the existing Sao Joao wind farm, the facility can produce 79 GWh of renewable energy per year, powering 23,000 local families.

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