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Aer Soléir in partnership with NRG+ acquires 50MW Italian Solar PV project from Horizonfirm


October 7, 2022

Aer Soléir is pleased to announce the acquisition of the Serracapriola solar photovoltaic development project in Southern Italy from Horizonfirm SRL. Ashurst Milan acted as legal advisor to Aer Soléir for the acquisition.

Aer Soléir will work with local partner NRG+ to develop the plant. Once fully developed, it will have an installed capacity of 50 MW, enough electricity to power up to 2,000 homes. This acquisition represents Aer Soléir’s first solar technology investment and the third investment in Italy, expanding Aer Soléir’s presence in the key Italian market.

Manus O’Donnell, Aer Soléir CFO and founding partner, said; “We are delighted to be adding to our expanding portfolio with this latest solar acquisition. Aer Soléir is committed to significantly scaling our business in Italy. Serracapriola is the first of many solar photovoltaic developments that Aer Soléir will roll out in Italy in the near future.”

Agostino Constantino, Horizonfirm Partner & Director said; “We are glad to be contributing to the growth of Aer Soléir’s  Italian portfolio through the sale of this 50MW project. Horizonfirm is an active player in the Italian photovoltaic sector with 900MW in development

Maurizio De Donno, NRG+ CTO, said; “ We will develop the Serracapriola project with the most up-to-date technologies in the market. Additionally, agrivoltaics will be at the core of the development, enabling the simultaneous use of the land for both solar photovoltaic power generation and agriculture.”