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January 12, 2022

Southwick Estate Solar Farm, UK

By Carmen

Southwick Estate Solar Farm is a 48MW solar PV power project. It is located in England, the UK. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 2014 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in March 2015.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Solar PV 48 48 Active England, the UK Hive Energy

Description

The project was developed by Hive Energy and is currently owned by Bluefield Solar Income Fund with a stake of 100%.

Southwick Estate Solar Farm is a ground-mounted solar project which is spread over an area of 200 acres.

The project supplies enough clean energy to power 14,520 households, offsetting 20,610t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is $73.39m.

Development Status

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The project construction commenced in 2014 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in March 2015.

Contractors Involved

Solarcentury Holdings was selected to render EPC services for the solar PV power project.

JA Solar Holdings was selected as the supplier of the PV modules for the project. The company provided 174,702 modules each with 275W of nameplate capacity.

The inverters were procured from ABB for the project.

About Hive Energy

Hive Energy is a developers of solar PV energy. It provides commercial rooftops, solar farms and solar parks. The company is headquartered in East Wellow, Hampshire, 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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