TERNA Energy S.A.

A breath away from Athens

Only 45 minutes away from the centre of Athens a 7,5 MWp PV plant was realized by Terna Energy SA. The photovoltaic park was connected to the grid in 2011.

The owner of the power station Vathihori Ena Photovoltaic S.A. , a subsidiary of Terna Energy SA, is definitely expecting high returns on its investment.

The PV plant is located in Mandra Attikis, just 30 km away from Athens and equipped with 10 Sunny Central 720CP inverters and Yingli Solar’s modules.


Sunny Central

PV market with this project. Terna, who has a vast track record of experience in other forms of Renewable Energy, decided to expand activities in solar energy beginning with a 7.5 MW PV station, expected to produce more than 10,350 MWh.

The Sunny Central CP series save a great amount of money, time and effort. The innovative cooling concept OptiCool allows it to operate at full nominal power with ambient temperatures up to 50 °C. With the powerful grid management functions plant owners perfectly prepared for today’s utility requirements as well as those still to come. 32 motor-driven, adjustable DC inputs ensure maximum plant availability. And thanks to its compact and weatherproof enclosure, the inverters can be loaded and transported with ease and set up almost anywhere.



TERNA Energy S.A., a member of the GEK TERNA GROUP of companies, has been a Renewable Energy producer since 1997. Our first wind park was operated in 2000. In the following years, our installed capacity of wind parks increased rapidly. In 2004, we began exploring opportunities in RES markets in the Balkans and in Central Europe. We expanded our activities into different RES segments by starting the construction of the first two small hydroelectric plants in 2006. In 2011 our first 6 MW Solar Park was commissioned in Greece.

Aiming to continue our successful RES operations track record in PV, we were very careful when selecting our partners for realizing our first PV project. When it came to inverters we knew that SMA was the best choice. And SMA definitely proved us right. SMA Hellas’ technical support from the system design phase till the commissioning of the project was exceptional. The technical know-how, the reliability and the professionalism of all of SMA employees involved in the project was crucial to realizing the project successfully and on time. I can now safely state that SMA is a highly recommended choice.

Kostas Vavaletskos


  • 2011

Nominal power

  • 7,5 MWp


  • Yingli Solar


  • 10 SMA Sunny Central 720CP


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