Construction Of 10 MW Plant Begins In Volgograd

Hevel Group Commences Work On Its First Solar Power Plant In Volgograd Region For Russian Oil Company Lukoil
06:00 AM (Beijing Time) - 03. July 2017
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A 10 MW solar power plant will be set up by Russia’s Hevel Group on the territory of Lukoil’s Volgograd based refinery. (Photo Credit: Hevel Group)

Key Takeaways

  • Hevel Group starts construction of 10 MW solar power project in Volgograd region of Russia
  • Once  complete, Hevel will hand over the PV plant to Russian oil company Lukoil
  • Construction of the project is scheduled to finish by September 2017 and commissioning to take place in Q1/2018
  • Hevel Group won this project in a tender round in 2014

Hevel Group has started construction its first 10 MW solar power project in Volgograd region. The Russian company won the project in a competitive bidding round in 2014. Once fully operational in Q1/2018, the plant is anticipated to generate 12 million kWh of clean energy annually. Construction work is likely to be completed by September 2017.

Recently, Hevel Group announced that its cumulative solar power commissioned capacity has touched 100 MW (see Hevel Group Achieves 100 MW Milestone).

The 10 MW Volgograd plant is being developed for Russian oil company Lukoil. Project location is the territory of Lukoil’s Volgograd refinery. Once the project is commissioned, Hevel will hand over the plant to the oil company. Lukoil already owns a 9 MW solar power plant in Romania and a 1.25 MW plant in Bulgaria, both on unused industrial sites of the refineries.

 

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