REC, a leading global provider of solar electricity solutions, has acquired the project rights of an 8 MW solar park in the north of Bucharest, Romania and has started construction at the end of January 2013, a press release informs. REC is providing engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services as well as its leading solar panels for the solar power plant, which will be sold to an investor during construction or upon completion. The solar power plant covers an area of 13.5 hectares and has an expected annual energy yield of above 1,300 kWh/kWp. “We want to expand our business activities to the Eastern European market and Romania is one of the most appealing markets in 2013,” said Matthias Ermer, Managing Director Systems, REC. Until now REC has sold 20 MW in Romania.