General Motors makes cars, but now it also wants to make more energy after announcing plans for the world’s largest rooftop solar power station at its biggest factory in
The photovoltaic solar power station at GM’s plant near Zaragoza in
The massive solar array was designed in a joint venture partnership between the government of Aragon, Veolia Environnement and Clairvoyant. Consisting of 85,000 light-weight solar modules with an active photovoltaic surface area of 183,000 square meters, the power station can reduce CO2 emissions by nearly 7 thousand tons each year.
“Underlining our vital commitment to environmental compatibility, this solar energy project links to GM’s larger advanced technology strategy that supports extended range electric vehicles and the use of alternative energy for propulsion,” says Europe President Carl-Peter Forster.
While this is the third solar power station on the roof of a GM plant, the other two located in
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