Under the call for tenders by the Energy Regulation Commission, Langa (La Mézière, 30 employees) has won 31 projects for solar plants for a total of 49.3 MWp. These plants will mainly be located in the Mediterranean, Rhône Alpes and South-West regions. They should provide ~64 GWh/year to the French electricity grid for an estimated investment of €90M.
As an independent producer of renewable energy, the company operates over 130 roof plants and solar fields in France and abroad, i.e. a portfolio of projects greater than 500 MW. The SME is targeting and 80-20 France/international split in turnover by 2020, shared between photovoltaics (50%), wind energy (40%) and bioenergies (10%).
Regarding its international expansion, Langa recently opened also a subsidiary in Turkey with a local partner: K. Kemerli, leader of the Meke group specialising in de-pollution of the seas. The first three photovoltaic field projects are underway. Langa is also opening subsidiaries in Chile and Thailand and is negotiating other opportunities for acquisitions and associations.
Source : Lettre Economique de Bretagne – 03/06/2016 & 01/09/2016
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