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January 4, 2022

Brechin Castle Solar PV Park, Trinidad and Tobago

By Carmen

Brechin Castle Solar PV Park is a 92MW solar PV power project. It is planned in Trinidad and Tobago. The project is currently in permitting stage. It will be developed in single phase. Post completion of the construction, the project is expected to get commissioned in 2022.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Solar PV 92 92 Permitting Trinidad and Tobago BP Alternative Energy International; Lightsource BP Renewable Energy Investments; Shell Energy Europe

Description

The project is being developed by BP Alternative Energy International, Lightsource BP Renewable Energy Investments and Shell Energy Europe. These companies also have ownership stakes in the project.

Brechin Castle Solar PV Park is planned over 587 acres.

The project is expected to generate 225,303MWh electricity and supply enough clean energy to power 31,500 households. The project is expected to offset 123,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year.

Development Status

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Post completion of the construction, the project is expected to get commissioned in 2022.

About Lightsource BP Renewable Energy Investments

Lightsource BP Renewable Energy Investments Ltd (Lightsource BP) formerly Lightsource Renewable Energy Ltd, is an alternative energy company. It acquires, develops and manages large-scale solar projects and smart energy solutions. The company’s service offering includes site identification, power marketing, engineering, procurement, construction management, and operation and maintenance services. Lightsource BP also provides power purchase agreements, risk management, asset management, monitoring, optimization and financing solutions. It operates across Americas, Africa, Asia Pacific, the Middle East and Europe. The company is owned by BP Plc and its management and staff. The Company is headquartered in London, Greater London, the UK.

About Shell Energy Europe

Shell Energy Europe Ltd (Shell Energy Europe), a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell plc is a trader and marketer of energy commodities. The company specializes in marketing and trading of energy commodities such as gas, CO2, coal, power and oil products. Shell Energy Europe provides energy products from trading and supply to options and products for the management of energy assets. It caters its solution to pan-european energy-intensive industries, commodity trading companies, storage and transport providers, energy production and retail companies, financial institutions, energy asset investors and power producers. The company collaborates with producers, consumers, traders, wholesalers, financial institutions and asset holders to provide hedges for investments in different assets and commodities. Shell Energy Europe is headquartered in London, the UK

Methodology

All power projects included in this report are drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center. The information regarding the project parameters is sourced through secondary information sources such as electric utilities, equipment manufacturers, developers, project proponent’s – news, deals and financial reporting, regulatory body, associations, government planning reports and publications. Wherever needed the information is further validated through primary from various stakeholders across the power value chain and professionals from leading players within the power sector.

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