RECOM as strong partner to Nicaragua’s 100 MW pipeline

26.05.2017

Düsseldorf – RECOM, a top tier German manufacturer, with steady growth, proven quality, reliability and financial solidity, is delighted to announce successful commissioning of a 12.5MW solar project in the region of Puerto Sandino in Nicaragua. The project is first part of Nicaragua’s pipeline totalling 100 MW, which is expected to be built and commissioned in its entity until end of 2018.

A coastal town attracting surfers from all over the world, Puerto Sandino has become a host of the largest solar project in Nicaragua and marks an important milestone in Nicaragua’s involvement in solar energy.

Over 46000 pieces of RECOM’s 270Wp Black Panther mono modules were deployed and the overall project, that will produce an annual capacity of 18.18 GWh, was erected in less than 5 months, proving once more our strong business acumen, expertise and track record of successful utility-scale projects worldwide.

Nicaragua is one of the many countries that has chosen to invest in solar-generated power through the effective utilisation of the constantly developing renewable energy technology. Hence, the country intends to have 90% of its primary energy supply come from those sources by 2020.

“The Puerto Sandino solar park is our first venture in Nicaragua and highlights our commitment to deliver high quality products and collaborate with markets that can fully grasp the importance of having access to affordable energy while at the same time preserving natural environment”, says RECOM CEO, Hamlet Tunyan. 

The successful implementation of the Puerto Sandino solar park has paved the way for the great potential of solar future in the country and  RECOM has already moved on to the second phase of the project bearing a size of another 12.5MW, thus confirming its involvement in the country’s solar energy development plans.

Source: RECOM

Similar Entries

Photon Energy NV announces that Canadian Solar will become a shareholder and provide development financing to complete the development of five of its Australian utility scale solar projects totalling 1.14 GWp.

Hurricane Maria swept through Puerto Rico over 90 days ago and many residents are still without power making this the longest major blackout in U.S. history. Officials have estimated it could take four to six months to restore the power grid to full functionality. Schneider Electric is supporting the rebuild of several major solar and energy storage plants and aiding the locals by rapidly deploying off-grid products to regain power to their homes.

Array Technologies brought tracker reliability and its impact on utility-scale solar operations and maintenance costs (O&M) into sharp focus at the World Future Energy Summit (WFES) this week in Abu Dhabi. The company presented the results of an independent analysis by TÜV Rheinland, which indicated Array’s centralized tracker architecture delivers an LCOE advantage over decentralized systems of 6.7%. This is due largely to lower scheduled and unscheduled maintenance costs.

LG Solar, the electronics and solar specialist, has set course for a successful 2018 at its annual partner meeting. On 22nd and 23rd of February, the manufacturer invited its dealers to the annual partner event, this time in the Spanish city of Barcelona. In addition to setting out future strategy, LG presented the most important product innovations of the current year. The manufacturer also awarded the 2017 LG Solar Awards to distributors who have made an outstanding contribution to the business success of the past year.