Hercules Solar Park is an 11MW solar PV power project. It is located in Beja, Portugal. 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 March 2007. Buy the profile here.


The project was developed by Catavento Producao de Energia Eolica and is currently owned by GE Energy Financial Services with a stake of 100%.

Hercules Solar Park is a ground-mounted solar project which is spread over an area of 60 hectares.

The project generates 21,000MWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 8,000 households. The project cost is $82.09m.

Development status

The project got commissioned in March 2007.

Contractors involved

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

The solar PV modules for the project were supplied by Sanyo Electric, Sharp Electronics, SunPower and Wuxi Suntech Power.

SunPower is the O&M contractor for the solar PV power project, commencing from the year 2009.

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