This plant 100 megawatts - to be built in Spain by ACS and Solar Millennium - should be the largest in the world.
ACS, the construction of the first Spanish group announced it projettait to ally with the German firm Solar Millennium to build in Guadix, Andalusia (south), the largest thermosolar plant in the world.
"The solar thermal power plant project is in development and is dependent on the administrations of authorization", told AFP that source ACS group, led by the president of football club Real Madrid, Florentino Perez.
This is a central "generating electric power from transformers that collect sunlight" that should be "the largest in the world in terms of energy," the source, who however, declined to specify the power and the cost of it, and the exact participation of ACS in the project and its opening date.
According to the Spanish business daily Cinco Dias, the capacity of the plant will be 100 megawatts, distributed in two groups of 50 megawatts each. The project costing millions of euros 500 about to become operational in 2006, performs daily.
Sources close to the project cited by Cinco Dias, the plant will supply 180.000 homes and prevent the emission of annual tons of 157.000 CO2 (carbon dioxide) in the atmosphere.