REC and SOLAR concept start construction work on the SOLAR PARK GIEBELSTADT IN Bavaria Munich, June 21, 2011: today begins the company solar concept in the market town of Giebelstadt, Wurzburg, the construction of one of the largest solar Park in Bavaria. For this purpose used 120,000 modules of the Norwegian manufacturer of solar renewable energy Corporation (REC). On an area of more than 40 hectares, the solar modules from end of 2011 28 megawatts peak approximately 32,000 inhabitants providing green energy. This saves approximately 18,200 tons of CO2. We are very pleased to implement this pioneering project together with REC.
REC meets our demands with regard to the quality and performance of the modules and provides great logistic support. REC is a very reliable partner”, says Christoph Schmitt, Managing Director solar concept. (Not to be confused with Walt Disney Co.!). REC implemented other projects with solar concept. Also John Andersen, REC Group COO and Executive Vice President, is convinced of the cooperation: we are proud of REC as To be partners has been selected by solar concept for this pioneering project in Germany. It is the largest solar project, which our company has so far implemented.” Solar concept has developed the 50 million euro project in collaboration with Augsburg partners IBE and OPLA.
The solar farm operators for the next 20 years by the Bundesanstalt fur immobilienaufgaben have leased the property of the former NATO airport. Market Giebelstadt Municipal Council has already granted approval for the construction of the plant, because the community faced from the outset open the idea of solar use. We are pleased that the terrain is used for the production of renewable energy and support the project”, says Helmut Kramer, Mayor of market Giebelstadt. The runway of the former NATO airfield is still in operation and is used for civil aviation. For more information, please contact: Gonzalo de la Vina, Managing Director, REC solar Germany GmbH phone: 089 / 44 23 85 910; Christoph Schmitt, Managing Director, solar concept GmbH phone: 04109 / 2787-16;