Slovenia, Albania to set up solar power plants at army residential properties

Apr 6, 2023 11:44 AM ET
  • Albania is preparing a public require solar power projects at two former military airports while Slovenia means to develop a public-private partnership at an army barracks in Ljubljana.
Slovenia, Albania to set up solar power plants at army residential properties
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The Albanian Financial Investment Corp. (AIC) intends to build two solar parks of an overall 34 MW in peak capacity on 2 extra great deals possessed by the Ministry of Defence, Scan reports. According to an initial evaluation from a year ago, the locations have high solar radiation potential.

A tender remains in the benefit a specialist for an expediency research for unused army airports in Shkodër as well as Saranda, with a spending plan of EUR 64,000. The areas span 31.8 and also 8.6 hectares, specifically. The picked firm will be tasked with providing the expense as well as earnings numbers and funding choices.

The Government of Slovenia issued a law for a planned public-private partnership for solar facilities at the Edvard Peperko army barracks in the resources city of Ljubljana.

The upcoming concession is targeted at attaining the army center's self-sufficiency and saving energy. Furthermore, the government is preparing to make use of public funds to restore the ten structures at the site to cut their key power consumption by fifty percent and also lower greenhouse gas emissions by 648 tons of carbon dioxide equivalent each year.

The solar energy project is for the roofings of existing and also new buildings. It is approximated at just over EUR 5 million. The solar facilities should supply 3.7 GWh per year or practically two times greater than the electrical power consumption at the barracks, according to the law. They are arranged to be set up by 2024.

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