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First floating solar power plant in Albania starts commercial operations

Statkraft, Europe’s largest renewable energy generator, in cooperation with Norwegian supplier Ocean Sun has started commercial operations at the first unit of its floating solar project in Albania, further contributing to the country’s renewable energy journey. The project is placed at the Banja reservoir in Albania, where Statkraft is operating its 72-megawatt Banja hydropower plant. … Continue reading First floating solar power plant in Albania starts commercial operations

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Wind Power and Solar Energy Can Improve Energy Security and Independence in Albania

IRENA’s renewables readiness assessment offers Albania recommendations to align energy policy with growth and climate agendas. A new report published today by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) shows that Albania could significantly improve its energy security and reduce energy system vulnerability to climate impacts, by deploying its vast solar and wind resources. Full exploration … Continue reading Wind Power and Solar Energy Can Improve Energy Security and Independence in Albania

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Albania plans its first wind power auction by end of March

Albania is preparing to launch the first auction for the construction of wind power plants, with a total capacity of up to 130 MW. Minister Belinda Balluku revealed a solar power auction for 100 MW and another one for investors both in the wind and photovoltaic sector would be held in 2021. The Ministry of … Continue reading Albania plans its first wind power auction by end of March

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Albania Adopts New Support Schemes For Solar Power And Wind Energy Plants

lbania is almost entirely depending on hydro power as over than 95% of the electricity is generated by hydropower plants. This disbalance underestimated the great potential that Albania has in developing other sources of renewables, such as solar or wind power plants. In February 2017, the Parliament approved the new law on Incentives for Using … Continue reading Albania Adopts New Support Schemes For Solar Power And Wind Energy Plants

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TiSUN installs its first solar thermal project in Albania

TiSUN, an Austria-based solar thermal specialist, has installed its first solar thermal project in Albania. In January 2013 the company installed a TiSUN solar thermal system in the city of Tirana which will provide hot water for the German Society for International Cooperation. Michael Reinshagen, TiSUN’s Sales Manager for the Baltic States, South and Eastern … Continue reading TiSUN installs its first solar thermal project in Albania

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