Hanergy Launches Netherland’s Largest Thin-Film Solar Power Industrial Park

The 11.4 MW park spans across 22 hectares and aims to produce annually the electricity equivalent for 3,500 households in the Netherlands.

Hanergy Netherlands Solar

The world’s largest thin-film solar power solution company, Hanergy Thin Film Power Group, has officially launched Roodehaan solar park in Groningen, Netherlands, generating power equivalent for 3,500 households annual consumption in the Netherlands.

The event to mark the inauguration of the country’s largest solar park took place in the presence of government officials and the senior management of Hanergy Thin Film Power Europe, a subsidiary of Hanergy Thin Film Power Group, and Solibro, Hi-Tech GmbH subsidiary. Philip Broeksma, Alderman of renewable energy at Groningen municipality, Zhang Guosheng, Economic and Trade Councillor of the Chinese Embassy jointly opened Roodehaan solar park located in Groningen, Netherlands.

The Roodehaan project is a ground mounted solar park covering 22 hectares and installed capacity of 11.4 Megawatts. The solar park consists of 81,000 solar modules and is one of the largest solar parks constructed with thin-film modules in the Netherlands to date. The solar park will annually produce the electricity equivalent for 3,500 households in the Netherlands.

The project has been developed by Hanergy Europe in cooperation with Solar Energy Works, a Dutch development partner. The solar project has been constructed by Sunprojects, Dutch solar engineering, and construction company for Sunrock Investments, a Dutch solar investment firm.

Next to co-developer of the project, Hanergy Europe is also the exclusive supplier of the 81,000 thin-film modules that have been manufactured by Solibro. Hanergy Europe has been active in the Dutch solar market since 2011 and Roodehaan project has been its largest development in the Netherlands so far.

For Groningen municipality, this is the largest solar park within its municipality. “This solar park is a major milestone in realising our municipality’s ambition to become energy neutral by the year 2035,” said Mr. Broeksma.  

Ming Li, CEO of Hanergy Thin Film Power Europe said, “The Roodehaan solar park is a landmark project that resembles the success of Hanergy’s solar development strategy in the Netherlands. Hanergy takes great pride in having co-developed and supplied its Solibro modules to this project in close cooperation with its Dutch project partners.”

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Ayush Verma

Ayush is a staff writer at saurenergy.com and writes on renewable energy with a special focus on solar and wind. Prior to this, as an engineering graduate trying to find his niche in the energy journalism segment, he worked as a correspondent for iamrenew.com.