Three solar power plants with a total capacity of 86 MW are to be built in Odessa region before June 1, 2018.
Kness Group CEO Serhiy Shakalov and Chairman of Odessa Regional Administration Maksym Stepanov signed a memorandum on cooperation on May 25. The facilities will be located in Oknyansky and Artsyzky districts of the region, Stepanov said.
“The project envisages the launch of new solar power plants whose photovoltaic systems will generate a combined total of 86 MW. Today, the total capacity of the power plants in Odessa region is 230 MW. Thus, the facilities that will be built will be a very significant contribution,” Stepanov said.
The construction of all three facilities is to be completed before June 1, 2018. They will be gradually put into operation. At present, issues related to land allocation are being addressed. Over 500 local experts will be involved in the construction, Shakalov said.
The Kness Group energy holding is the leader in the construction of alternative energy facilities in Ukraine, according to Odessa Regional Administration’s press service. The potential investment, both Ukrainian and foreign, which is planned to be injected into the region during the implementation of the company’s projects, exceeds $80 million. (UNIAN/Business World Magazine)