Three investors seek permits to build small HPPs on Albania’s Drin river

Small hydropower plant (HPP).

TIRANA (Albania), April 20 (SeeNews) – Albania's energy ministry said on Friday it has received three applications for building permits for small hydro power plants (HPPs) on the Drin river branches in the northern part of the country.

The applications were submitted by the following companies: Palushi, Breçani-R.O.S.P and Rodi Energy, the energy ministry announced on its website.

The capacity of each planned HPP shall not exceed 2 MW.

Albania produces 98% of its electricity from HPPs, most of it from three power plants along the Drin River, in the northern part of the country.

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