Cellino San Marco (CSM) Solar Plant is a 42.7MW solar PV power project. It is located in Apulia, Italy. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently active. It has been developed in a single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in October 2010. Buy the profile here.

Description

The project was developed by Silver Ridge Power and is currently owned by Cubico Sustainable Investments with a stake of 100%.

Cellino San Marco (CSM) Solar Plant is a ground-mounted solar project which is spread over an area of 100 hectares.

The project generates 56,000MWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 18,000 households, offsetting 28,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is $233m.

Development status

The project got commissioned in October 2010.

Contractors involved

Schneider Electric was selected to render engineering procurement construction services for the solar PV power project.

First Solar was selected as the supplier of the PV modules for the project. The company installed 580,000 modules at the site.

Schneider Electric Saudi Arabia supplied its Xantrex GT540E-IT inverters to the project site.

Schneider Electric is the O&M contractor for the solar PV power project for a period of 2 years.

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About Silver Ridge Power

Silver Ridge Power, LLC, formerly AES Solar Energy Ltd (AES), is a solar energy company, based in the US. It develops, finances, constructs, owns, and operates utility-scale solar photovoltaic power plants. The company was formed as a joint venture between AES Corporation and Riverstone Holdings LLC. AES operates power plants that are connected to the power grids and supplies renewable energy for domestic use and also for big manufacturing and commercial usage. The company has projects in Italy, Bulgaria, France, Greece, and Spain. Its joint venture company provides capital investments in the midstream, exploration and production, oilfield services, power and renewable sectors of the energy industry. The company provides energy supply through its units in the UK, Spain, Italy, India, France, Greece, and Bulgaria. AES is headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, the US.

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