Spanish terminal company Exolum is to build a photovoltaic (PV) solar plant to power operations at its pumping facility in Mora, Spain.
The PV plant will cost €2.5 million. It will have an installed capacity of 4,213.44 kW and cover an area of 50,000 m3. The plant will operate under a ‘self-consumption supply without surplus’ principle and is expected to be operational from 2022. Ingenia Solar Energy (ISE), part of the Gransolar Group, will be responsible for the design and construction of the photovoltaic plant, as well as its operation and maintenance.
Exolum says that the renewable energy from the plant will account for 27% of the total energy consumed by the pumping facility and will prevent the release of around 854 tonnes of CO2 annually. Building the plant is in line with Exolum’s strategy to reduce CO2 emissions by 50% by 2025 and become a zero-emissions company by 2050.