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Total enters new French solar venture

The French oil and gas giant expands it renewables portfolio through a subsidiary, which will head five solar projects in a former industrial area in French region Nouvelle Aquitaine.

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French oil major Total, via its subsidiary Total Quadran, will establish five solar facilities with a capacity of 63 MW in the middle of an industrial area in southwestern French municipality Lacq in the Nouvelle Aquitaine region, Total informs in a statement.

Once the facilities enter operation, they will generate about 90 GWh of electricity per year. And Total is pleased with the projects and directs attention to its Lacq presence spanning many years.

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