French firm IEL plans 90 MW solar park in northern Serbia

Mar 3, 2023 06:35 PM ET
  • IEL from western France bought a spatial preparation document for its 90 MW solar park project near Čoka in Serbia's far north, near the Romanian border.
French firm IEL plans 90 MW solar park in northern Serbia
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The regional parliament in the Municipality of Čoka has initiated the production of a thorough regulation prepare for a site envisaged for a solar park near the village of Vrbica. It voted upon the expression of passion from IEL OIE Balkan Renewable Energy, the Serbian subsidiary of Initiatives et Energies Locales or Groupe IEL, based in France.

The business will cover the expenditures for the spatial preparation paper for the Čoka solar park, which will be composed along with a calculated environmental evaluation, the choice checks out. The envisaged nameplate capacity is 90 MW.

The complicated is prepared to include a solar power plant as well as going along with facilities. It is meant to be attached to a mid-voltage network, the municipal council included.

The site spans just over 100 hectares in Serbia's far north in the instant vicinity of the Romanian border. It consists of 16 great deals. The due date for the manufacturing of the strategy is six months.

Čoka is in the Serbian part of the Banat area, which it shows Romania. The southern part hosts most of the nation's wind power capacity.

Of note, additionally in the Čoka municipality, Panawiss Plus, which is signed up as an electrical energy producer, simply filed an urban planning project for a photovoltaic or pv system with 2.5 MW in peak capacity in Padej. The firm, which is registered in the village, claimed it would certainly develop the facility on its own land.

The location spans over five hectares. It is next to a biogas nuclear power plant. Panawiss Plus exposed it intends to utilize AbiSolar's panels with 600 W in nameplate capacity.

IEL preparing to construct wind park nearby with Akuo Energy

IEL, headquartered in Saint-Brieuc in Brittany, is likewise developing the Bašaid wind power plant project with fellow French business Akuo Energy. The area for the 85 MW facility with 15 turbines, valued at EUR 120 million, remains in close-by Kikinda.

It is prepared to be connected to a 110 kV power line. 2 protocols concerning the Bašaid endeavor were checked in 2019 during the go to of President Emmanuel Macron to Serbia, along with a record on a French geothermal project in the nation in which IEL took part.

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