Orllati-led Consortium Wins Kosovo's 100-MW Solar Tender

Apr 1, 2024 12:45 PM ET
  • Kosovo's first solar power tender winner, Orllati consortium, secures 100-MW project at EUR 48.88 per MWh, aiming to reduce reliance on imports and promote renewable energy.

Kosovo has announced the winner of its first solar power tender, with a consortium led by Swiss construction group Orllati securing a 100-MW project with a bid of EUR 48.88 per MWh. The competition attracted six bidders, but only five participated in the e-auction, including companies from Turkey, France, and Egypt. The winning project, to be built in the municipality of Rahovec at a cost of over EUR 70 million, aims to reduce Kosovo's reliance on power imports and promote renewable energy capacity.

This solar tender is the first of many planned procurements by Kosovo, with an upcoming auction for 150 MW of wind power capacity. The country's goal is to hold competitions for the construction of 950 MW of renewable energy projects over the next two years, valued at EUR 1.2 billion.

What are Kosovo's plans for future renewable energy procurements?

  • Kosovo plans to hold an upcoming auction for 150 MW of wind power capacity.
  • The country's goal is to hold competitions for the construction of 950 MW of renewable energy projects over the next two years.
  • These projects are valued at EUR 1.2 billion.
  • The aim of these procurements is to reduce Kosovo's reliance on power imports and promote renewable energy capacity.

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