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Rome, Italy, 2013/10/07 - Enel Green Power has connected to the grid its “Colibasi” photovoltaic plant, located in Giurgiu county in south-eastern Romania - Enel.com. IT0003128367
• The Colibasi plant, with a total installed capacity of 6.5 MW, will be able to generate around 8 million kWh a year;
• As a result, EGP’s solar capacity installed in the country increases to approx. 26 MW.
With a total installed capacity of 6.5 MW, the new, operating plant will be able to generate up to about 8 million kWh of power each year, meeting the annual energy requirements of some 7 thousand Romanian households.
The clean energy generated by the Colibasi plant will avoid the atmospheric emission of about 4 thousand tonnes of CO2 a year.
Colibasi is EGP’s third photovoltaic plant in Romania, after the Berceni 1 and Berceni 2 plants, and increases the installed solar capacity of the Enel Group’s renewables specialist in the country to about 26 MW.
Enel Green Power also has approximately 498 MW of wind capacity in service in Romania.
Enel Green Power is the Enel Group company (enel.com) fully dedicated to the development and management of renewable energy sources at the international level, with operations in Europe and the Americas. The company generated more than 25 billion kWh in 2012 from water, sun, wind and the Earth’s heat - enough to meet the energy needs of approximately 10 million households and avoid the emission of over 18 million tonnes of CO2 into the atmosphere. Enel Green Power is a world leader in the sector thanks to its well-balanced generation mix, providing generation volumes well over the sector average. As of today, the Company has an installed capacity of approximately 8,700 MW from a mix of sources including wind, solar, hydroelectric, geothermal, and biomass. Currently, the company has around 740 operational plants in 16 countries in Europe and the Americas.