Avalon Park Group has signed a purchase contract for 6,253 acres in Volusia County, Fla., for the construction of a more than 300-megawatt photovoltaic energy farm.
Over the past 35 years, Avalon Park Group has been engaged in sustainability ventures including timber, agriculture technology and other solar projects in Germany and Switzerland. The company is teaming up with partners in Switzerland and Singapore for the Volusia County project.
“Utilizing the abundant natural resource of the Sunshine State allows us to create a photovoltaic farm at a scale that will not only support the sustainability of the Avalon Park Daytona Beach community, but also provides a renewable energy source for the entire region to utilize,” said Beat Kahli, CEO of Avalon Park Group.
“Renewable energy in the form of photovoltaic is where the energy market is moving to,” added Kahli. “We are not entering this market in the U.S. with our Swiss and Asian Partners because of a s