Mise en service de la centrale photovoltaïque d’Albi
Commissioning of the Albi photovoltaic power plant
Since May 12, 2021, the Albi photovoltaic plant produced its first kilowatt hours . Albi-Pélissier is a former coal-fired thermal power station. This conversion to photovoltaics is therefore a symbol of energy transition. To develop this power plant on the ground, it was necessary to get rid of 500,000 tonnes of coal ash .
Located on 10 hectares, the solar power plant will produce 6,600 MWh of renewable electricity each year. This corresponds to the electricity consumption of more than 5,600 people , or nearly 12% of the population of the municipality of Albi.
IRISOLARIS and SEM SIPEnR developed the project after a call for expressions of interest from the Town Hall of Albi. In total, 13,000 photovoltaic panels are in service and produce green electricity. Energie Partagée co-finances this project and Enercoop resells the production.