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French growers continue investments in solar greenhouses

Since last week, the French are the first to drive their cars over a solar panel road. While skeptics are still discussing whether or not the road is the right place for solar panels, more and more French greenhouse growers have already realized that their greenhouse roof is a much greater place to install photovoltaics.



One of these growers is located in the South of France, close to St. Martin de Crau. This vegetable producer is also an important operator within the French solar energy sector and has given Italian greenhouse manufacturer Artigianfer the order to install three of its STO 9.60 Solar greenhouses with PV panels on top. All together, this project covers a surface of roughly 6,5 hectare.



The project was started  in August 2016 and is targeted to be completed by the end of January.

In 2016, Artigianfer has built more than 11 hectare of PV greenhouses in France. As well as this they started with the construction of another 5,7 hectare of solar greenhouses, which is expected to be finished in April this year.

For more information:
ArtigianFer Srl.
Mario Cardelli
Via Francesca Vecchia, 23
51010 S. Lucia Uzzanese - Pistoia
Tel: +39-(0)572-451197
Fax:+39-(0)572-453444
E-mail : ma.cardelli@artigianfer.com
www.artigianfer.net


Publication date: 1/3/2017

 


 

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