Power Online – Sonnedix Begins Construction Of Its Largest UK Solar PV Plant, Providing 100 Green Jobs To Local Area

Sonnedix, the global renewable energy producer with over 3GW operating capacity, has begun construction of Cowley Complex, the largest plant in its 300MW UK portfolio. The 120MW ground-mounted solar PV plant is set to become one of the largest solar PV plants in the UK once completed in Q3 2025.

Cowley Complex, located in County Durham, is made up of three connected sites of 60MW, 43MW and 17MW. Once operational, it will supply roughly 124,600 MWh of renewable electricity per year, enough to power 35,000 UK homes and avoid almost 48,000 metric tons of CO2 emissions annually1.

With this construction, Sonnedix continues to advance its position and growth in the UK solar market with the ambition of playing a leading role in the UK’s transition to renewable energies. Not only is Sonnedix supporting the country to meet its Net Zero goals through provision of clean and affordable energy in the UK, but also by deploying green jobs. The Cowley plant is being built by EPC contractor Ameresco Sunel Energy Ltd, contributing to the local economy by providing over 100 green jobs in the area.

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