The system will reduce dependence on non-renewable energy, and is expected to generate 3.2 million kWh per year, which will not only completely meet the energy needs of the new logistic center, but will also generate an estimated amount of 500,000 kWh excess electricity that will be transferred to the national distribution network.

The warehouse roof was specially designed for PV installations, given that rooftop installations in Italy receive a higher feed-in-tariff rate than those on the ground, and effectively use space. In addition to the 2,895 kW rooftop system, an 11 kW system of 60 PV modules has been installed on the parking lot grounds.

In January 2010, Mitsubishi Electric will launch its new product lineup of high output lead-free solder photovoltaic modules with outputs of up to 235 W.