Lieberose

Area: about 162 hectares, more than 700,000 PV modules with a total surface of around 500,000 m2, 37 SMA Sunny Central 1250 MV inverter stations as well as one Sunny Central 900 MV inverter station - impressive data on the currently third largest PV plant in the world, Lieberose in the very far east of Germany.

The total nominal power of the plant is almost 53 MWp. Around 35,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide are therefore saved annually. This is one of the reasons why the Lieberose plant, which was constructed on the premises of a former military training ground, was awarded official partner of the "Sustainable Europe Campaign"; by the European Commission.

SMA inverter

Power

Project planners of the plant in Lieberose are the juwi Group along with the PV module manufacturer First Solar. The project planners decided to use SMA inverters - not least in order to convince the investors of the 160 million Euro project. Together with thin-film modules of the type First Solar FS-272-277, the plant generates around 53 MWp per year - enough to supply a small town with around 15,000 households with energy.

Partnership

»SMA and juwi have a long-lasting business relationship based on mutual trust. There are various reasons for this. Above all, the reliability and efficiency of the inverters. Characteristics which have in the meantime become well-known among the investors. With SMA as our partner, it was therefore easier to convince the investors. Moreover, we were impressed by SMA´s flexibility, especially in the Lieberose project. We could not afford even the smallest of delays when providing the inverters. This is why SMA decided to establish in a very short space of time a dedicated production line guaranteeing on-time deliveries.«

Ingo Klute, System Design Manager, juwi Solar GmbH

Commissioning

  • December 2009

Nominal Power

  • 53 MWp

Annual CO2 emissions reduction

  • 35.000 tons

Anzahl Module

  • 86.000

Inverters

  • 37 SC 1250 MV
  • 1 SC 900 MV

Contact

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