Statkraft servicing its initial solar project in Croatia

Apr 20, 2023 12:15 PM ET
  • Norwegian green energy firm Statkraft prepares to develop a 13 MW solar power plant in the municipality of Topusko in the central part of Croatia, not far from the border with Bosnia and Herzegovina. It would be its first project in the country.
Statkraft servicing its initial solar project in Croatia
Image: Ole Martin Wold/Statkraft

Statkraft is in the onset of creating the SE Topusko photovoltaic or pv project, and the start of manufacturing is anticipated in two to four years, Jutarnji checklist reported.

Around Southeastern Europe, Statkraft only has power plants in Albania and Turkey, but it is trading electricity throughout the region. In Albania, the company set up the initial floating solar center in SEE at the tank of its Banja hydropower plant.

Statkraft is making prep work to get an energy approval

Statkraft's Croatian subsidiary stated it is preparing documentation with the goal to obtain the energy approval.

It will be one of the largest investments in solar in Croatia, the company claimed, however really did not reveal the sum.

Statkraft went into the Croatian market in 2021, but up until now it hasn't publicly provided its strategies. The energy stated on its website it is developing wind and also solar projects in the area and seeking to get mid-size projects.

The firm is developing several projects for solar parks as well as wind farms in Croatia

The Norwegian firm told the news website it has numerous solar and wind projects in Croatia. Like SE Topusko, they are done in the beginning, it included.

Statkraft is had by the Norwegian federal government. It operates in Asia, Europe as well as South America. The business manages power plants with an incorporated capacity of 19,528 MW and an annual output of 60 TWh of electricity. It has hydropower plants of 15,540 MW in complete along with gas-fired facilities, wind parks and also biomass cogeneration plants.

In Turkey, Statkraft has hydropower plants Kargi (102 MW) and also Çakıt (20 MW). HPP Banja in Albania has a capacity of 72 MW.

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