A 20 MW photovoltaic (PV) park in Tacna, southern Peru, built by Spain’s Solarpack and Gestamp Solar has started commercial operation, Europa Press reports.

The solar project, which Conduit Capital Partners invested in, will provide electricity to rural populations via the country’s national grid.

Tacna Solar is one of two solar plants awarded to Solarpack auction two years ago in a government.

The second plant, which also has a 20 MW capacity, is located in Moquegua and is expected to become operational by the end of this year.

The companies’ contract with the Peruvian government envisages the annual supply of 98 GWh over a 20-year period.

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