OPDE ITALIA has begun the construction of six new photovoltaic solar farms in the region of Piedmont, Italy.

The combined generating capacity of all farms is 26MW, and €120m ($165.4m) will initially be invested in the projects.

The company will install 91,000 Trina module units of 230 Wp, 2,027 inverter units SMA model 11000 TL, and 2,027 1-axis Mecasolar trackers model MS-1E PLUS in the new farms.

The 26MW plants form part of the orders on OPDE’s books of more than 58MW.