Lucelec, the solar power supplier of Saint Lucia, has announced an RFP to develop a 3 MW solar project on the Island. The utility is seeking a development partner for the solar farm’s engineering, procurement and construction (EPC); Lucelec will provide the funding and will manage the park after it is online. The project is planned for a site north of the Hewanorra International Airport and the company aims to have at least 1 MW of PV power capacity installed and ready to run by the end of 2016. The 3-MW system is estimated to produce 5% of the island’s needs.
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