Navigator launches solar power centre
The Navigator Company has inaugurated the group’s largest solar panel centre at its industrial complex at Figueira da Foz.
According to senior management figures at the paper and pulp production company, the new solar centre will help clean up pollution from the paper production process by avoiding the emission of 1296 tonnes of CO2 per year.
“The Navigator Company has a new photovoltaic solar centre installed at its industrial complex at Figueira da Foz since January. This is yet another investment by the company in this sphere that will contribute towards its decarbonisation strategy,” states the company.
According to the company, it is the “first Portuguese company – and also one of the first in the world to accept the commitment to anticipate carbon neutrality in 15 years. The company has pledged that by 2035 all The Navigator Company’s industrial complexes will be carbon neutral.”
To this end, the company is investing €154 million of which €55 million has already been invested. (2019 & 2020)
“The new solar power centre at Figueira da Foz is the fourth project from The Navigator Company in the domain of solar energy with the company having already invested over €4.7 million on the installation of 17,200 panels over a 28,500m2 area,” states the paper producer.
According to the company, the new solar centre at Figueira da Foz has an installed capacity of around 2.6MW and comprises 7,700 panels.