The new plant will produce 17.4 MW of 100% clean and sustainable energy.
More than fifty workers from the area will be employed during the construction of the plant.
X-ELIO’s President and CEO, Lluís Noguera, highlighted the importance of new investments in the Region and defended that ‘Fuente Álamo V and VI’ is “an initiative that generates qualified and quality employment, based on sustainability”.
Fuente Álamo (Murcia), February the 8th, 2022. The Regional Counselor for Enterprise, Employment, Universities and Spokesperson of the Region of Murcia, Valle Miguélez; the Mayor of Fuente Álamo, Murcia, Juana María Martínez; and the President and CEO of X-ELIO, Lluís Noguera, have presided today the placement of the first stone of the solar PV plant called ‘Fuente Álamo V and VI’, which will be able to produce 17.4 MW of 100% clean and sustainable energy for the Region of Murcia.
The total investment exceeds 10 million euros and will prevent the emission of 3.458 tons of CO2 into the atmosphere. More than fifty local workers will be employed in the site preparation, panel assembly and commissioning of works.
X-ELIO is a world leader in renewable and sustainable energy, with a strong commitment to the reduction of greenhouse gases and the fight against climate change. It has a global presence in Europe, the United States, Latin America, Japan and Australia. It has 17 years of experience and more than 2.6 GW built.
The Region of Murcia is the autonomous community with the highest level of activity for X-ELIO, making it a key territory for the company. It commenced operations in the region in 2007 and has already developed 12 plants and has 7 more in its portfolio.
In line with X-ELIO’s sustainability and social commitment policies, each project includes a Community Plan. In the case of Fuente Álamo, two agreements will be signed at Fuente Álamo City Council on February 9th for the implementation of the specific actions planned alongside the Municipality. The content of these agreements will be soon announced and presented in greater detail.
“The current energy context is very complex, with very high electricity, gas and oil prices and an urgent need to reduce CO2 emissions. In 2022, X-ELIO will double down on its strong commitment to help combat both negative effects”.Lluís Noguera, President and CEO of X-ELIO
“It is a great honor for X-ELIO that the first plant to be constructed this year is located in Murcia, the same region where X-ELIO started the operation of its first solar plant in 2007”.Arancha Martínez, X-ELIO’s Country Manager in Spain
“The importance of new investments in the Region of Murcia, especially from companies like X-ELIO, which are committed to clean and renewable energies”, and highlighted that “we are in a region of opportunity, which is ready to welcome entrepreneurial initiatives that generate employment and, moreover, based on sustainability and renewable energies”.Valle Miguélez, Counselor for Enterprise and Regional Government Spokesperson
“We are proud and grateful to have a company like X-ELIO in our municipality. It is a project that will involve the creation of jobs and amounts to an economic investment of 10.2 million euros, but which will also contribute to environmental sustainability in the region. The Industrial Area of Fuente Álamo is already a national reference for large corporations who relish our strategic location and world-class facilities”.Mayor of Fuente Álamo
The placing of the first stone event was also attended by the General Director of Energy and Industrial and Mining Activity, Horacio Sánchez; the councilors of Fuente Álamo, José Antonio Oliver, Marta Dolón and Juan Lorenzo Soto; the Country Manager of X-ELIO in Spain, Arancha Martínez, and the Business Development Director of X-ELIO in Spain, José Enrique Pardo.
X-ELIO is a company specialized in the development, construction, financing and operation of renewable and sustainable energy projects with presence in Europe, the United States, Latin America, Japan and Australia. The firm has 17 years of experience with more than 2.6 GW built. The group is a global leader in renewable and sustainable energy, with a strong commitment to the reduction of greenhouse gases and the fight against climate change.
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