France’s Voltalia launches building of Karavasta photo voltaic park in Albania

TIRANA (Albania), July 1 (SeeNews) – French renewables firm Voltalia stated on Friday it’s beginning the development of a 140 MW photovoltaic park in Albania’s Karavasta coastal space.

Voltalia will promote half of the electrical energy produced on the photo voltaic park underneath a 15-year contract to the Albanian public grid operator, assembly the wants of 220,000 inhabitants and avoiding the emission of over 96,500 tonnes of CO2 per 12 months, the corporate stated in a press launch.

The remaining electrical energy will probably be offered via long-term contracts to personal operators.

The solar energy plant is anticipated to be commissioned within the second half of 2023.

Voltalia signed a 30-year concession contract with Albania’s authorities to construct and function the Karavasta solar energy plant in 2020. The price of the undertaking is estimated at round 128 million euro ($133.8 million).

In 2021, Voltalia additionally received a young to construct and function a 100 MW photo voltaic park within the Spitalle space, close to the port metropolis of Durres.

($ = 0.5969 euro)

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