OPDE gets approval for the construction of two new PV plants in England

With 5MW of capacity each, the projects are located in the counties of Lancashire and Leicestershire. The positive outcome on both solar farms contributes to reinforce the presence of the international company in the UK, where it has already developed and built over 70 MW.

28 December 2015.-The multinational OPDE, who specialise in development, investment and maintenance of photovoltaic farms, has obtained a green light for the construction of two new 5 MW PV plants in England. Both projects will produce the electricity equivalent to the consumption of 2,750 homes.


The solar farms are located in the counties of Lancashire and Leicestershire. This success is a new milestone in OPDE's commitment to strengthen and consolidate its presence in the photovoltaic market in the UK.

OPDE has now grown its development portfolio in the UK to 77 MWp, split between seven projects located mostly in southern England.

OPDE's presence in the UK is part of the already consolidated internationalization strategy of the company. Consequently, OPDE accumulates the development and construction of 225MW in solar photovoltaic farms located in Italy (48.8 MW), UK (77 MW) and Spain (105 MW).
In addition, the company is currently active in other markets such as Mexico, United States and Chile, with over 800 MW under development.

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