DRI Expands Balkan Footprint with Solar in Romania, Wind in Croatia

Jun 19, 2024 11:46 AM ET
  • DRI, the green energy unit of Ukraine’s DTEK Group, expands its renewables portfolio with a 126-MW solar project in Romania and a 127.5-MW wind farm in Croatia.

DRI, the green energy unit of Ukraine’s DTEK Group, has acquired a 126-MW solar project in Romania and plans to build a 127.5-MW wind farm in Croatia. The company has expanded its renewables portfolio in Romania to 239 MW with the purchase of the Vacaresti solar park in Dambovita county. The park is expected to be operational in a year, producing enough energy for 50,000 homes.

In Croatia, DRI is set to construct the Brda Umovi wind farm in Split, Dalmatia County, with a capacity of 127.5 MW. The project is part of the company's goal to deploy 500 MW of wind and solar capacity in Croatia by 2028. The wind farm is expected to be operational in 2026, generating electricity for about 83,000 homes. DRI is looking to secure long-term power purchase agreements for the project's output.

What are DRI's plans for renewable energy projects in Romania and Croatia?

  • DRI has acquired a 126-MW solar project in Romania and plans to build a 127.5-MW wind farm in Croatia
  • In Romania, DRI has expanded its renewables portfolio to 239 MW with the purchase of the Vacaresti solar park in Dambovita county
  • The Vacaresti solar park is expected to be operational in a year, producing enough energy for 50,000 homes
  • In Croatia, DRI is set to construct the Brda Umovi wind farm in Split, Dalmatia County, with a capacity of 127.5 MW
  • The Brda Umovi wind farm is part of DRI's goal to deploy 500 MW of wind and solar capacity in Croatia by 2028
  • The wind farm is expected to be operational in 2026, generating electricity for about 83,000 homes
  • DRI is looking to secure long-term power purchase agreements for the project's output.

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