Israel’s Enlight Renewable Energy Plans To Add Solar Energy To 300 MW Gecama Wind Farm In Spain


Enlight Renewable Energy Ltd, Israel’s special purpose vehicle is applying for permits to add a solar photovoltaic park and a BESS, battery energy storage system to its 300-MW Gecama wind farm in Spain’s Castile-La Mancha region.


In the official state gazette, the Spanish government announced that the proposed hybridization project would consist of the installation of a 250-MWac/250.08 MWp solar park as well as a 100 MW BESS with a storage capacity of 2 hours.


The project sponsor intends to install approximately 435,000 bifacial solar photovoltaic modules on 8,364 single-axis trackers. The BESS facility will feature around 80 battery containers. This project also compromises of construction of a substation and related infrastructure.


According to the notice in the state gazette, the budget for the entire setup is approximately EUR 175.9 million.


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