Since the last reform of the german Erneuerbare-Energien-Gesetz (EEG), new solar plants have to take part at a public tendering in order to get power remuneration from the state. This applies to plants from 750 kWp upwards, and so we see more and more plants below this threshold. MKG Göbel also benefits from this trend: At the beginning of 2018 the company is building several 750 kWp plants in Helbra, Wanzleben, Biburg and other locations.
In the very northeast of the Netherlands, MKG completed one of the largest projects of the company’s history: On a site below sea level, more than 100.000 solar modules have been installed in just 20 weeks. MKG’s engineers faced the challenges of the peaty soil with a special, yet economic foundation, by which the substructure gains a secure hold in the soft ground.
In England’s central countryside, namely in Staffordshire, the MKG-Team built a 5 MWp PV ground-mounted power plant. Although the planning on the flat terrain was easy, the assembly operation was not: the difficult soil characteristics and the added problem of the rain in England made the assembly operations tremendously difficult. However, the power plant was of course handed-over on schedule.