FM newsroom – solar energy, sustainability. The Hungarian National Asset Management Inc. (MNV Zrt.) installed a solar system at the Groupama Arena in Budapest – Fmbusiness.hu reports.
As a result of the MNV Zrt. investment, a solar panel system with a nominal output of 499 kW was built to partially meet the electricity needs of the Groupama Aréna, one of the most modern multifunctional facilities in Europe. Within the framework of the investment, two connection points to the electrical network were built on the alternating current side with a power of 222 kW and 195 kW – fmbusiness.hu learned.
The Hungarian National Asset Management Inc. financed the solar system from approximately 172.8 million non-refundable European Union funds awarded in the Environmental and Energy Efficiency Operational Program (Kehop). With the modernization, the operating costs of the facility will become significantly more favourable – the asset manager told MTI.
1,350 solar panels were installed on the roof of Fradi’s stadium
During the construction, 1,350 solar panels were installed on the roof structure of the Arena, the solar system is capable of producing 600,000 kilowatt hours (kWh) of electricity annually.
The rationalization of the facility’s energy use is in line with the results defined in the Environmental and Energy Efficiency Operative Program and the environmental protection objectives – announced by MNV Zrt.
Source: mti.hu, fmbusiness.hu, groupamaarena.hu