Developers request permits for six new photovoltaic projects in Mexico
Four developers requested permits last week to Mexico’s Secretariat of Environment and Natural Resources (Semarnat) to build six large scale photovoltaic projects in different parts of the country with a combined capacity of 843.6 MW, revealed Semarnat in its weekly gazette (PDF).
The largest project is for the construction of a 330 MW photovoltaic plant in Tepeyahualco, Puebla. The Pachamama II Project, submitted by Enr NL S. A. DE C. V., will include the construction of a 4-kilometer transmission line and the installation of 942,857 solar modules.
Second biggest project is called Proyecto Fotovoltaico La Barca, is a 200 MW project under development by Palo Fierro Solar S.R.L. DE C.V. The facility will be located in the municipality of La Barca, Jalisco. The permission was requested by Vega Solar 10, S.A.P.I. DE C.V.
Another project, named Parque Solar Fotovoltaico San Pedro, with a planned capacity of 99.9 MW will be developed in the municipality of Guerrero, Chihuahua. The project requires 351,360 panels and a 1.29 kV transmission line. The permit for this project was requested by Helio Chihuahua S. A. P. I. DE C.V.
Developer Palo Fierro Solar S.R.L. DE C.V requested permission for two photovoltaic plants in the state of Sonora of 80 MW each. The Proyecto Palo Fierro Solar and the Proyecto Palo Fierro Solar I are expected to take place near Hermosillo, Sonora, the state capital.
The last project is a 53.7 MW photovoltaic plant named Rumorosa Solar submitted by Energia Sierra de Suarez Holding S. DE R.L. DE C.V. to be built in a 135.63-hectare surface at the municipality of Tecate, Baja California.