Enerray wins another tender Enel Green Power in Brazil
With more than 350 MWp under construction, the Italian based Company confirms its leadership in the South American Country
Bologna, July 26th 2016. Enerray, subsidiary of Seci Energia (Gruppo Industriale Maccaferri), through Enerray do Brasil, wins another key tender of Enel Green Power aimed at the construction of the second solar park, which will be located in the State of Bahia, in the north-west of the Country, municipality of Tabocas do Brejo Velho.
It was December 2015, when Enerray started its works for the 254 MWp PV Plant, so-called Ituverava,, and now the Company is going to build further 104 MWp with Horizonte plant. The official kick-off was in June 2016: the plant is going to extend on 250 hectars and is going be operating by the end of 2017. Extimated annual production is about 200 GWh.
Michele Scandellari stated “We are positive that Brasil, Country in which our Group has been operating with industrial activities for more than 50 years, represents a great opportunity, especially for its being a market with great perspectives in terms of medium-long growth. In this way, main goals of Enerray are first of all positioning itself as leading operator in the renewable energy sector and then realizing the largest PV plants in Brazil. Winning this tender is a great result for us, confirming the strategic role that Brazil has for our Company. These placed orders has also other important values, such as the great contribution to the development of the local community, thanks its having hired 500 locals for the supply of outsourcing services.”
Established in 2006 and headed by its President Gaetano Maccaferri, SECI Energia is the sub-holding of Maccaferri Industrial Group, that focuses investments in companies operating in energy sector. Through its subsidiaries – Powercrop in the biomass sector, Enerray in photovoltaics, Sebigas in biogas, Exergy in the field of energy recovery, as well as other entities in hydroelectric and wind energy – SECI Energia realizes technological diversification and distribution along many international markets, thanks to the experience and know-how of the Group, implementing renewable sources’ technologies, from design to construction up to running and maintenance. SECI Energia closed 2015 with a turnover of 103 million EUR and a production value of 177 million EUR. www.seci-energia.com
Enerray was founded in 2007 and headquartered in Bologna. With a full focus in photovoltaics, since 2011 the Company launched a very important internationalization process, undertaken thanks to its worldwide approach and by establishing 11 foreign branches. To date Enerray has created more than 240 photovoltaic systems, including 500 MWp installed and other 350 under construction, among which 400 MWp under direct management, allowing a reduction in CO2 of more than 350 tons per year. www.enerray.com