Equinor's 1st Solar Plant in Poland Ready

Green Energy

The construction of the 58-MW Stępień solar plant in Poland is completed, and the plant is ready for operation, Norwegian energy company Equinor announced on Tuesday.

Stępień was developed and will be operated by Wento, Equinor's 100% subsidiary, according to the statement. In 2021, Equinor bought the Polish solar developer Wento and its pipeline of solar projects across Poland.

Stępień is located in the Braniewo municipality, part of the Warmia region in the north of Poland.

Being one of the largest solar plants in Poland to date. Stępień comprises more than 100,000 solar panels over an area of around 65 hectares.

It will produce 61 GWh (gigawatt-hour) of power per year, which is equivalent to the electricity consumption of 31,000 Polish households, Equinor said.

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