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EBRD INTENDS TO ISSUE EUR7 MLN TO ENERGOPARK YAVORIV FOR BUILDING SECOND PHASE OF YAVORIV SOLAR PLANT

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) intends to consider granting a loan in the amount of EUR7 million to Energopark Yavoriv LLC for the construction of the second stage of Yavoriv solar power plant with a capacity of 36 MW.
According to the website of the bank, a meeting of the board of directors on the issue of the loan is scheduled for June 5.
“The project is developed under the EBRD Ukraine Sustainable Energy Lending Facility III (USELF III), a EUR 250 million framework to support renewable energy in Ukraine,” the report reads.
“The project consists of the development, construction and operation of the second phase for 36MWp of a 72MWp solar PV project located near the town of Ternovytsia in Lviv region,” it says.
Eco-Optima manages a park of solar plants and wind power plants, some of which are built using EBRD loan funds. The company commissioned two phases of a wind plant of 34 MW in Stary Sambir in Lviv region. The project was implemented with the funds from the EBRD and the World Bank’s Clean Technology Fund.

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ENERGOATOM ANNOUNCES TENDER TO BUILD SOLAR PLANT NEAR NUCLEAR POWER PLANT

Energoatom has announced a tender for the supply of equipment and materials for the solar power plant Sonechko-1, which is to be built in the territory of Zaporizhia nuclear power plant (NPP).
According to the ProZorro system, the corresponding auction is scheduled for June 24. The expected cost of work is UAH 270.52 million.
Energoatom proposes to supply 48,900 single-crystal or polycrystalline Risen photovoltaic modules with a capacity of 310–320 W, some 360 network inverters, 13 complete substations of 0.4/6 kV and one substation of 35/6kV, as well as 119,300 meters of copper cable.
Energoatom announced the intention to build a solar plant with a capacity of about 15 MW at Zaporizhia NPP in 2017. Since then, there have been preparatory work: design, geodetic studies. It was assumed that the solar station will be located on 37 hectares, in the territory of hydraulic structures between the cooling pond and the Kaniv water reservoir.

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DNIPROPETROVSK REGION GETS ONE MORE SOLAR PLANT

The National Commission for the State Regulation of Energy, Housing and Utilities Services (NCER) has established feed-in tariffs for Solar Kvant Energy LLC (Dnipropetrovsk region), which operates a solar power plant with a capacity of 9.96 MW, commissioned in March 2019. The NCER made the decision at a meeting on April 9. The tariff of 15.03 euro cents per kWh will be valid until the beginning of 2030.
The core business of Solar Kvant Energy LLC is non-specialized wholesale. The final beneficial owners as of the end of March were Yan Valetov and Oleksandr Sukhodolsky. Valetov is a famous Ukrainian science fiction writer, published under the pseudonym Borys Bitner. Sukhodolsky is the co-owner of one of the largest pharmaceutical distributors BaDM LLC (Dnipropetrovsk).

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ZAPORIZHIAOBLENERGO TO RECONSTRUCT SUBSTATION TO CONNECT 20 MW SOLEN ENERGY SOLAR PLANT

PJSC Zaporizhiaoblenergo by September 2019 will reconstruct the 150/35/10 kV Likarniana substation due to the connection of a Solen Energy LLC solar power station in Zaporizhia.
The announcement of the signing of a relevant agreement with Assembly and Construction Company Synergy LLC on March 14 was published in the ProZorro system.
Development and Construction LLC also participated in the auction.
In May 2018, Zaporizhia City Council allocated 36 hectares for Solen Energy LLC on the Orikhivska highway.
According to Solen Energy’s website, the station’s capacity is 19.9 MW, the construction contractor is SIS LLC. The station has Risen and Longi modules with a capacity of 345 W and 365 W each, as well as ABB inverters with a power of 120 kW. In February, open hearings on providing feed-in tariffs to the station were held in Zaporizhia.

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ALLIANCEENERGO TO BUILD SOLAR PLANT IN UKRAINE

AllianceEnergo LLC (Kyiv) upon the request of PJSC Kyivoblenergo will build a solar power plant with a capacity of up to 5 MW at 36a Zaporizka Street in Boryspil.
Kyivoblenergo reported in the ProZorro system in early March that the value of the contract it intends to sign is UAH 7.28 million.
Spetselektromontazh 2007 LLC also took part in the auction.
At the end of 2017, the executive committee of Boryspil City Council provided Promin-Energo LLC with urban planning conditions and restrictions for the construction of a 5 MW solar plant on a land plot at 36a Zaporizka Street in Boryspil. At the end of 2018, Promin-Energo LLC obtained a license to produce electricity for the first stage of the solar plant at the specified address with a capacity of 996.36 kW from the National Commission for Energy, Housing and Utilities Services Regulation.

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SPANISH-BASED ACCIONA ENERGIA WANTS TO JOIN ANOTHER SOLAR PLANT PROJECT OF UDP RENEWABLES OF VASYL KHMELNYTSKY

Spanish-based Acciona Energia Global could acquire over 50% in the solar power plant projects Hudzivka-Solar 1 and Hudzivka-Solar 2 of UDP Renewables of Vasyl Khmelnytsky near Izmail in Odesa region.
According to the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine, it plans to consider the relevant statement of the Polish company Dymerka Solar Poland Sp. z o.o. controlled by Acciona.
According to UDP Renewables, the capacity of the Hudzivka solar plants being under construction in 2019 is 25.9 MW.
Managing Partner of UDP Renewables Serhiy Yevtushenko told the Interfax-Ukraine agency that UDP Renewables intends to remain in this project after Acciona joins it in order to develop it together. He added that the details of cooperation will be announced later after the successful completion of the transaction.
In early January of this year, the State Architectural and Construction Inspectorate reported that it had allowed Hudzivka-Solar 2 LLC to build two solar plants with a capacity of 10 MW each in Izmail.

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