Statkraft plans its first floating solar plant in Albania

Norway’s state-owned hydropower and wind company intends to deploy a 2 MW floating installation at its 72 MW hydropower plant in Albania’s Elbasan district.

Floating PV conquers two new countries

This time, the countries revealing their first floating PV plans are Albania and the Ivory Cost. In the first, a 12.9 MW plant is being proposed by local hydropower producer KESH, while in the second, the local government has secured funds for what it claims will be Africa’s first floating PV array.

India Power wins Albania’s large-scale solar tender

The Kolkata-based developer will build a 100 MW solar park in the Akërni salt flats, near Vlorë. A 50 MW section of the plant will sell power to the local distributor at €59.9 per MWh over a 15-year period, while the remaining portion will sell electricity at market prices.

EU provides €6m lending facility for Albanian energy efficiency measures, including PV panels

The owners of private buildings will be eligible to borrow for measures including solar panels and insulation, with the funds to be distributed by the domestic Union Bank.

Albania tenders 50 MW of solar

Through the auction, the authorities in Tirana aim to build a solar park in the Akërni salt flats, near Vlorë.

Albania grants first two FITs licenses for PV projects up to 2 MW

The projects will be awarded a feed-in tariff (FIT) contract with a regulated tariff of €100/MWh.

Albania’s ERBD-supported 50-100 MW solar auction moves forward

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the country’s Ministry of Energy are now seeking consultants for the implementation of the competitive bidding process.


Albania: ten more PV projects up to 2 MW apply for regulated tariff of €100/MWh

In addition to ten project proposals for solar parks not exceeding 2 MW, the Albanian Ministry of Energy and Industry has also accepted an application for a 5 MW PV facility.


Albania sets tariff of €100/MWh for PV projects up to 2 MW

The regulated tariff, which was previously granted only to small and medium hydro- power plants, was extended to PV up to 2 MW and wind projects not exceeding 3 MW in size.

Two more 2 MW PV project proposals submitted to Albanian authorities

Overall, 11 similar proposals for PV and hydropower projects of up to 2 MW have been filed to date by the Albanian Ministry of Energy and Industry.

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