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Alight and Solkompaniet begin construction on a new solar park in Karlskrona

Stockholm, Sweden, September 6, 2023 — Alight, a leading European solar developer and independent power producer, begins construction on a new solar park in Nättraby, Karlskrona, together with Solkompaniet.

Alight and Solkompaniet previously collaborated on the solar park in Skurup, Sweden in 2022 / Photo by Daniel Larsson

Alight has chosen Solkompaniet as its contractor for a new solar park in Nättraby, Karlskrona. The solar park, which is now beginning construction, will produce approximately 13 GWh of green electricity per year. Nättraby solar park will have an installed output of 13 MW and is the second solar energy project the parties carry out together. Commissioning is planned for summer 2024.

Marina Sundman, business area manager at Solkompaniet, says: “We are happy to have received renewed trust from Alight and look forward to working together another step towards the industry’s goal of solar power accounting for 30 TWh by 2030.”

Warren Campbell, chief operating officer at Alight, says: “Having previously successfully collaborated with Solkompaniet to build Sweden’s largest solar park together, we now look forward to working with them again to bring new clean energy to region.”

Facts about Nättraby Solar Park
Developer: Alight
Investors and operators: Infranode och Alight
EPC/contractor: Solkompaniet
Electricity grid owner: E.ON
Expected annual electricity production: 13 GWh/year, equivalent to the electricity consumption of 2,600 Swedish homes per year
Installed power: 13,34 MWp
Area: 13.32 hectares
Construction begins: Fall 2023
Planned date of commissioning: Summer 2024

 

About Alight

At Alight, we’re on a mission to kick carbon off the grid by helping energy-intensive businesses switch to solar. We develop, own and operate onsite and offsite solar projects across Europe and sell the clean energy to businesses at a low, fixed cost backed by a power purchase agreement (PPA), always independent of government funding or subsidies. By 2030, we aim to have an installed capacity of at least 5 GW, paving the way for a more sustainable future.