Francisco Pizarro Solar PV Park is a 590MW solar PV power project. It is located in Extremadura, Spain. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. The project construction commenced in 2021 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2021. Buy the profile here.

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The project was developed by Abengoa, Elmya, FCC Industrial e Infraestructuras Energeticas, Iberdrola and Rosseti Engenharia. The project is currently owned by Iberdrola with a stake of 100%.

Francisco Pizarro Solar PV Park is a ground-mounted solar project which is spread over an area of 1,300 hectares.

The project generates 73,000MWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 334,000 households, offsetting 150,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year.

The project consists of 512,000 modules.

Development status

The project construction commenced in 2021 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2021.

Power purchase agreement

Danone Espana and PepsiCo are the power offtakers from the project.

Contractors involved

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

Ingeteam Corporacion supplied 312 inverters to the project site.

The project is utilising horizontal single axis trackers supplied by PVHardware.

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About Abengoa

Abengoa SA (Abengoa) is an applied engineering and equipment manufacturer. It employs novel technological solutions for sustainability in infrastructures, energy, and water sectors. The company provides integrated project solutions. Abengoa’s solutions include engineering, and operation and maintenance services for conventional and renewable energy, infrastructure, and water desalination projects. It is also involved in concession type infrastructures and generates revenue from, long term sales agreements, such as take-or-pay contracts or power purchase agreements. The company serves customers in telecommunications, energy, environmental, industrial, transport, water utilities, and services sectors across North America, South America, Europe, and other regions. Abengoa is headquartered in Seville, Spain.

About FCC Industrial e Infraestructuras Energeticas

FCC Industrial e Infraestructuras Energeticas SA (FCC Industrial) is a provider of industrial projects, services and industrial and energy installations. FCC Industrial is headquartered in Madrid, Spain.

About Iberdrola

Iberdrola SA (Iberdrola) is an energy utility. It constructs, operates and manages power generation plants, transmission and distribution facilities and other assets. The company produces electricity using conventional and renewable energy sources. It also trades electricity and gas in wholesale markets; and retails electricity, gas, and other related products and services. Iberdrola retails energy to residential, commercial, industrial, institutional and other customers. In its transition to a sustainable energy model, the company makes considerable investments in smart grids, renewable energy, large-scale energy storage and digital transformation. Iberdrola operates in Europe, North America, South America and other regions. Iberdrola is headquartered in Bilbao, Vizcaya, Spain.

This content was updated on 10 July 2024

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This information is drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center, which provides detailed profiles of over 170,000 active, planned and under construction power plants worldwide from announcement through to operation across all technologies and countries worldwide.