Solar Power Plants in France
Brigadel
Location: Bouches-du-Rhone
Operator: E.ON Climate & Renewables
Configuration: 8 MW
Operation: 2011
System supplier: ??

Photograph courtesy of E.ON
Posted 31 May 2015

Curbans
Location: Alpes-de-Haute-Provence
Operator: GDF SUEZ Energy France
Configuration: 33 MWp PV
Operation: 2011
System supplier: Yingli
EPC: Grupo Clavijo SL
Quick facts: This solar farm at Curbans in Alpes-de-Haute-Provence is on 130ha and cost €80 million. Installation took over 15mos with a workforce of 80 people.

Photograph courtesy of Grupo Clavijo SL
Posted 26 Aug 2012

Le Lauzet
Location: Alpes-de-Haute-Provence
Operator: E.ON Climate & Renewables
Configuration: 2.5 MW
Operation: 2009
System supplier: ??
EPC: Phoenix

Photograph courtesy of E.ON
Posted 31 May 2015

Les Mées
Location: Alpes-de-Haute-Provence
Operator: Eco Delta Developpement SA
Configuration: 24 MWp PV
Operation: 2011
System supplier: Suntech
EPC: Siemens
Quick facts: This plant is in Alpes-de-Haute-Provence and was the largest in France on completion. It is a joint project of Eco Delta and Sumitomo Corp and consists of 112,780 modules deployed in six PV fields on 70ha of the plateau of La colle des Mées at an elevation of about 800m. The €110mn investment was financed by equity and bank loans.

Photograph courtesy of Eco Delta Developpement SA
Posted 27 May 2012

Malvezy
Location: Aude
Operator: EDF Energies Nouvelles
Configuration: 7 MWp PV
Operation: 2008
System supplier: First Solar
EPC: Belectric
Quick facts: This plant was built on fallow ground in the Malvezy industrial zone of Narbonne. About 95,000 panels were installed

Photograph courtesy of Belectric
Posted 19 Mar 2011

Puits-Castan
Location: Aude
Operator: EOLE-RES
Configuration: 5 MWp
Operation: 2011
System supplier: Fonroche Energie
EPC: Fonroche Energie
Quick facts: This project in the Aude region in the foothills of the Montagne Noire is the first EOLE-RES solar plant to complete and went into operation in Apr 2011. The €18mn project has 21,760 panels on a 10ha site.

Photograph by Pascal Rodriguez and courtesy of EOLE-RES
Posted 19 Dec 2010

Abbreviations

Data: industcards, Platts UDI World Electric Power Plants Data Base

Updated 31-May-2015

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