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BELECTRIC Australia receives planning permission for its first solar power plant in Australia

Kolitzheim/Moorabbin - BELECTRIC Australia has received planning permission for a 5MW solar power plant in Mildura, Victoria, \"Mildura Solar Power Plant 1\". Mildura is a city in north-west Victoria bordering New South Wales which has excellent solar resources. BELECTRIC, as one of the most successful international enterprises in the development and construction of ground-mounted solar power plants, developed the project and will build the Solar Power Plant.

\"The planning permit is the first step toward implementing further solar projects in Australia,\" reported the Managing Director of BELECTRIC Australia, Nir Dekel, and continued \"We thank the Mildura Council for its active cooperation and also Clean Technology Partners who have successfully engaged with the network operator for permission to connect\".

Clean Technology Partners, a Solar Photovoltaic Engineering consultancy, will play a decisive role throughout the entire technical process. \"Australia offers excellent conditions for photovoltaic energy production and is one of the growth markets of the future. Together with BELECTRIC, one of the most competent and experienced companies in the market, we see great potential for the realisation of further power plants\" said Lachlan Bateman, Managing Director of Clean Technology Partners, highlighting the significance of the project and the close cooperation of both companies. As a consequence of the successful cooperation, BELECTRIC has concluded a framework agreement with Clean Technology Partners for subsequent projects.

About Clean Technology Partners:
Clean Technology Partners mission is to enable the wide spread deployment of solar PV systems and other clean technologies in Australia and throughout the world. Through the use of innovative engineering, strict adherence to the latest standards and quality project management systems, Clean Technology Partners deliver the best possible financial and technical outcomes for their clients. The company is a strong believer in the wider environmental and social benefits that clean technologies can bring and strive to uphold these principles.
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About BELECTRIC Australia®:
BELECTRIC Australia is leading the way photovoltaic power plants are designed, manufactured, installed, operated, and maintained. The company takes a comprehensive approach to systems integration, design and installation processes, and recognizes the value of building mutually beneficial and trusting relationships with our partners. The company is committed to delivering turn-key, utility-grade solar power plants at grid parity pricing that provide the long term performance and reliability required by their customers. BELECTRIC Australia is utilizing proven photovoltaic technologies and is supported by the BELECTRIC Headquarters in Germany. The company based in Moorabbin, Victoria, Australia, builds upon this tradition – focusing on utility-grade, grid-connected PV power plants that will soon achieve grid parity pricing with conventional power generation.
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BELECTRIC is one of the most successful international enterprises in the development and construction of ground-mounted solar power plants and roof-mounted photovoltaic systems. As an international company, BELECTRIC is represented in 18 countries. Its position as technology leader is a result of the high degree of vertical integration in the development and manufacturing processes. The combination of economical and ecological interests has always been the basis for the sustainable success of our 2,000 employees. BELECTRIC demonstrates its great innovative spirit, with over 100 patents filed every year. Alongside solar power generation, BELECTRIC Drive® concentrates on the combination of photovoltaics and e-mobility.
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Kolitzheim/Moorabbin, January 22, 2013

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