The 37.8MW solar farm at Crundale was connected to the grid on 12th September 2014 as scheduled. It is currently one of the largest UK solar farms in operation, with 147,672 modules producing over 38GWh of clean, environmentally friendly electricity per annum, enough to power more than 11,000 UK homes and save 20,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions per annum. The solar farm project has been purchased by institutional investors. It was jointly developed by Solafields and ib vogt GmbH, with vogt solar Ltd also acting as EPC. The construction finance was provided in part by ib vogt and in part by the investors.
Anton Milner, Managing Director of ib vogt GmbH, says "Our solar farms are highly optimised, incorporating state-of-the-art technology and top quality engineering and components. The farms are engineered, built and operated by our dedicated, professional teams. The standards we apply consistently result in high over-performance of our solar farms in both electricity generation and technical operating parameters, such as performance ratio and availability."