PGE Energia Odnawialna – a company from the Polska Grupa Energetyczna (PGE) Group – has launched a tender procedure for the construction of the 5 MW Jedlanka Stara photovoltaic farm located in the Radom district in Mazovia, PGE announced. The planned installation consists of about 10,000 sq. m. monocrystalline panels with a power of not less than 500 W each will be built in the second half of 2024.
The panels installed on the Jedlanka Stara PV farm will be bifacial. This means that they will absorb light on both sides, both directly falling on the cell and reflected – coming from the back. The use of this type of modules will increase production by several percent, it was emphasized.
According to the schedule, the tender procedure for the new installation will end in mid-April. The selected contractor will have over a year to start the installation, it was announced.
In total, in 2023, the PGE Group will have approx. 500 MW of solar installations built or under construction. This process will continue in the coming years. The company has secured approximately 3,000 ha of land for investment purposes, on which solar farms with a capacity of over 2 GW can be built.
The PGE Group generates 41% of net electricity production in Poland, and its share in the heat market is 18%. The Group estimates its share in the renewable energy market at 10%. In a distribution area of approx. 123,000 sq. km2 PGE serves 5.5 million customers. Its market share in terms of the volume of distributed electricity is 25%, and sales to end users – 33%. The company has been listed on the Warsaw Stock Exchange since 2009.