Phoenix Solar to build power plant in Turkey
SULZEMOOS, GermanyPhoenix Solar AG and its Turkish partner, Asunim Yenilenebilir Enerji Teknolojileri, have been awarded an order by the Turkish government to build four photovoltaic power plants with a total capacity of 4.9 Megawatt peak (MWp) at the İncesu Industrial Zone in Kayseri in Central Anatolia, the Business Wire reported Jan. 20.
Phoenix Solar, a leading international photovoltaic system integrator listed in the Prime Standard of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, will carry out all engineering and procurement tasks.
Asunim was already in charge of the earlier project development and will take on the actual construction which includes mounting Jinko poly crystalline solar modules and SMA inverters. The electricity will be sold to the grid, said the press release.
The revenues generated will be used by customers to further develop industrial zones aiming at expanding the industrial base in the Kayseri region, it added.
“This project is part of our strategy to combine the benefits of clean energy and a reduced CO2 footprint with enhanced economic growth in the Kayseri region. We appreciate the initiative and performance of Asunim and Phoenix Solar in their ongoing project work and are looking forward to a successful cooperation,” said Recep Yıldız, spokesman for İncesu Organized Industrial Zone.
“Thanks to the confidence of our customers and their investors and in close cooperation with our strategic partners at Asunim, we have now power plants with a total peak power output of close to 13 MWp under construction in Turkey,” said Klaus Friedl, head of the Middle East region for Phoenix Solar AG.