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1.2 GW solar project at area of Chernobyl’s nuclear disaster is doable – Engie

The feasibility study was conducted by France’s Tractebel Engineering SA. The authors of the report concluded that the 1.2 GW solar park is feasible, despite the current radioactive contamination levels in the area.


Construction underway on first PV array for Chernobyl

Project developer Rodina today announced that construction is underway on the first solar power plant to be built on land inside the Chernobyl exclusion zone.


France helps Ukraine launch 1.2 GW solar hub in Chernobyl

The French government will provide an unspecified sum to conduct the feasibility study for the giant PV project.


Ukraine to lease area of Chernobyl nuclear plant for solar project

An area of around 2.5 million square meters will be leased for a PV project with a maximum capacity of 100 MW.


Engie in talks for large-scale solar farm at Chernobyl

The French energy developer is holding discussions with the Ukrainian government about the possibility of building huge solar farm in radioactive zone.


Ukraine’s project to make Chernobyl solar energy hub moves forward

The prime minister of Ukraine said large-scale solar projects to be built in the contaminated area of the nuclear disaster will be selected through clear and transparent bidding rules.


Ukraine: Rapid expansion of solar PV continues in 2017

In 2017, 54 new solar projects with a total capacity of 460 MW will be implemented enabling the country to exceed 1 GW of installed PV plants.


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