Photovoltaics System Crotone
4 photovoltaic greenhouses
PLT engineering Srl
The plants are composed of 4 photovoltaic greenhouses in the municipality of Crotone (KR) is permanently used for agricultural farming and nursery, while the photovoltaic modules for the production of electrical energy are part of the roofing .
The pitched roofs of the greenhouses are composed of two parts: a south-facing part, with totally integrated photovoltaic panels, and a north-facing one with mesh covering. The structures of the greenhouses are in metal and anchored to the ground. Height at drip is 3m and the seasonal closing devices are removable.
All four greenhouses cover an area of about 7000 m2 and are at 40m ASL; each PV power plant has about 500 kW power.
The main crops are lemons and other varieties which are suitable for the lighting technology characteristics of the greenhouses and for the typical characteristics of the Mediterranean area.