The largest solar park in Romania, featuring an installed capacity of 12 MW and located in Mehedinti County, will become operational in 2013, following an investment of EUR 16.5 M, UTI Group representatives stated for Mediafax. UTI is the company that handles the construction works and the works on the installations. The park, owned by Portuguese group Eface, spans 36 hectares in Cujmir locality, Mehedinti County. The park will consist of 52,000 photovoltaic panels and will produce enough energy to cover the yearly consumption of 5,000 households. “The plant is 100 per cent green and has a length of service of 20 years.All works will be completed on December 31 and the plant will become operational in the first days of 2013, UTI representatives stated. Eface is a group of companies based in Portugal, has 100 years of experience in the energy domain and 4,500 employees. The group is active in over 65 countries and has a turnover of approximately EUR 1 bln. Its portfolio of activities includes domains such as energy, engineering and services, transportation and logistics. As part of the project, UTI will work on access infrastructure, general electricity installations, electric controls and the site’s security system.