Solar power plant project won in partnership
Nanosolar Inc. and Beck Energy announced that they have won a highly competitive
public selection process for a solar power plant located on a former landfill
in Eastern Germany.
The project will employ the Nanosolar Utility Panel™ in combination
with systems technology and services from Beck Energy. The initial size of
the plant is 1MW, an amount sufficient to power approximately 400 homes.
“This is the first time that a solar electricity cell and panel has
been designed entirely and specifically for utility-scale power generation,” said
Martin Roscheisen, CEO of Nanosolar. “It will set the standard for
green power generation at utility scale.”
Solar-electric power plants have advantages over concentrating
solar-thermal plants as well as coal-fired and other conventional plants
in that they can be deployed in a much broader range of possible field locations,
a much broader range of possible sizes, and with much shorter project planning