Socolco will be responsible for the construction of the plant developed by the Spanish-Canadian firm AAGES, which will have Spanish followers, and will market its energy through direct contracts.
At the end of February, the civil work for the construction by Socolco (Colombian Construction Society) of the 26 MW La Sierpe photovoltaic park began in the Colombian department of Sucre.
The plant, developed by the Canadian-Spanish firm AAGES, is located in the municipality of San Benito Abad, and is slated to go into operation by the end of the year. The investment for its execution was about $ 20 million, and it has a 15-year power sale and purchase agreement with a marketer whose name has not been released.
65,000 solar panels will be installed that will generate 4,280,000 kWh / month, and the also Spanish Esasolar will supply its Esatrack Bifacial solar trackers.