ZIV commissions substation automation system for El Aliagar Solar Park


ZIV has supplied Forestalia’s solar plant 132/30kV substation with a protection system similar to the one previously installed for Forestalia in the wind farms of the “Cluster de Valdejalón”.

In addition to supplying the equipment, ZIV has performed the logic engineering services, the factory acceptance tests (FAT) and has recently completed the field commissioning.

The 48.7MW solar plant has a surface area of ​​105 hectares and is expected to produce enough electricity to power 29,000 households.

This is the latest addition to the Aragon region which is near Catalonia and generates renewable energy resources of 7,000MW of wind generation and 8,500MW of photovoltaics.

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About Forestalia

Forestalia is a business group dedicated to renewable energy (wind, photovoltaic and biomass). Founded in Zaragoza in 2011, fruit of the long business experience of Fernando Samper Rivas, president and founder of the group. From its Aragon’s roots, Forestalia has grown with a clear national and international vocation. The current portfolio of Forestalia include 3.6GW of renewable energy. Of these, almost 2GW correspond to the auctions of the Ministry of Industry in 2016 and 2017, in which Forestalia was the largest promoter.

About ZIV

ZIV Aplicaciones y Tecnologia is a company based in the North of Spain offering a complete portfolio of digital protection &control, metering, communication, monitoring and automation equipment and systems for generation, transmission and distribution electric utilities, industries and EPC contractors worldwide.  With a commitment to innovation, to an open and flexible approach, and to teamwork, ZIV has grown to become a leader in SMART SOLUTIONS for HV, MV and LV Grids – Serving customers in more than 85 countries.