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Albania invites bids for construction of 50MW solar park

Solar power plant. Photo credit: Dhamma Energy

TIRANA (Albania), August 3 (SeeNews) – Albania’s infrastructure and energy ministry said it has opened a tender for the construction, maintenance and operation of a 50 MW photovoltaic plant (PV) in Akerni area, near the southwestern port city of Vlora.    

The bidding deadline is September 17 and the works must be completed within 18 months after the singing of a contract, the ministry said in a tender notice published on its Facebook page late on Thursday.

The period of operation will 30 years long. The contract foresees the signing of an energy purchase agreement with state-owned power distributor OSHEE for the purchase of energy from the 50MW PV plant in the first 15 years of operation, according to the tender notice.

The project also envisages the construction of additional capacities from 20 MW to 50 MW.

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