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Industrial Info Resources

March 15, 2010 23:00 ET

Europe's Largest Solar Plant Planned for Italy, an Industrial Info News Alert

GALWAY, IRELAND--(Marketwire - March 15, 2010) -  Written by Martin Lynch, European News Editor for Industrial Info (Galway, Ireland) -- Italy is set to get Europe's largest solar photovoltaic (PV) power plant, following a deal between the Italian government and SunEdison LLC (Beltsville, Maryland). The solar energy provider, which is a division of MEMC Electronic Materials Incorporated (NYSE:WFR) (St. Peters, Missouri), plans to build a 72-megawatt facility near the town of Rovigo in northeast Italy. SunEdision claimed that the plant will be the largest PV plant in Europe when completed and that power generation will start as early as the second half of this year.

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