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112,780 Solar Panels: France’s Largest Solar Energy Farm

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France’s largest solar array covers acres of rolling hills in the countryside of southern France. The solar energy farm covers approximately 200 hectares (494 acres) in total. With a capacity to produce 100 MW of electricity, it’s enough to power 12,000 houses.

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A general view shows solar panels to produce renewable energy at the photovoltaic park in Les Mees, in the department of Alpes-de-Haute-Provence, southern France March 31, 2015. The solar farm of the Colle des Mees, the biggest in France, consists of 112,780 solar modules covering an area of 200 hectares of land and representing 100 MW of power. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier