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Prishtina’s district heating company to build 70 MW solar thermal plant

By District Energy posted 03-30-2022 20:52


Balkan Green Energy News


Prishtina’s municipal district heating firm Termokos will get 70 MW of heat in a solar project worth EUR 64 million. The facility will be built in nearby Obiliq (Obilić).

Prime Minister Albin Kurti and members of his cabinet met with the representatives of Germany’s KfW Development Bank to discuss the development of the Solar4Kosovo project. The government has just swapped land with the Municipality of Obiliq near Prishtina and gave approval to the capital city’s district heating company Termokos to build the facility at 25 hectares there.

The project worth EUR 64 million will consist of a solar thermal system with collectors on a total of 6.9 hectares and a photovoltaic plant that would be installed by government-owned Kosovo Energy Corp. (KEK), according to the announcement. German Ambassador Jörn Rohde revealed his country would provide EUR 60.6 million.

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