SunPower, a U.S. manufacturer of high-efficiency solar cells and panels, said Tuesday that it will build an 18-megawatt solar power plant in the Badajoz region of Spain.
The plant is expected to open in 2008, and will generate more than 32 million kilowatt-hours of energy upon completion. Overall, SunPower has power plants capable of generating 100 megawatts of power in the country.
Although a lot of people think of solar panels as something that goes on the roof of a home or commercial buildings, most solar panels manufactured today go into old farming fields. Germany, Ontario, Spain and other … Read more