Lisbon, Aug 26 (EFE) .- A consortium of Portuguese and foreign investors plans to build in the Alentejo region, in south-central Portugal, Solar project in Europe, with a capacity of 300 megawatts. P>
The project, advanced today by the Portuguese weekly Expresso, has already been received by the Portuguese Environment Agency (APA) The plan, designed by the Portuguese company International Solar Development Corporation (ISDC), is to build by 2020 about 800,000 panels that will occupy 500 The installation, Expresso points out, will match the power of the largest solar power plant in Europe, located in France, although Ourique will be able to produce more because it will "have a higher solar irradiance" than its similar gala. P>
Thus, the Portuguese power station could cover the electricity consumption of 200,000 families. P>
The project, classified as a "solar energy colossus", will count, according to the press, with several foreign partners to support the high investment in the Alentejo, Whose names were not specified.