Despite the fact that Zhytomyr region lies in the northern part of the country, due to a favourable business climate, investors are willing to start business on the creation of industrial solar power plants.
So, after signing a memorandum on cooperation with the chairman of the regional state administration Mr. Ihor Hundych, investors are implementing 7 projects on the creation of alternative energy sources. This is reported by the Department of Agricultural Development and Economic Policy of the RSA. In particular, it is planned that industrial solar power plants will appear in Luhyny, Korosten, Khoroshiv, Liubar, Brusyliv, Malyn and Chudniv districts.
Altostrata Energy Limited (Ireland) is a solar power plant in Luhyny District, with a capacity of 65 MW: a land lease agreement has been concluded with the RSA, active work is being carried out on the design of the construction of the station.
Upgrade Energy (Belgium) – construction of a solar power plant with a capacity of 25-30 MW, Meleni Village Council of Korosten district: in February 2019, the construction of the first stage of the facility with a capacity of 5.9 MW was commenced. As of 19 March 2019, 6,448 piles have already been installed, and the installation of tables and FEMs is underway.
Global Ecopower SA (GEP) (France) – construction of a 20 MW solar power plant in Khoroshiv amalgamated territorial community: approved technical documentation on the normative monetary evaluation of land plots, updated urban planning conditions. On 21 March public hearings are scheduled.
Modus Energy International, B.V. LLC (Lithuania) – construction of a 35 MW solar power plant (two substations) – Bolohivsky Solar Park 1 LLC and Bolohivsky Solar Park 2 LLC – in Liubar amalgamated territorial community:
entered into a preliminary contract with SE “NEC “Ukrenergo” concerning the sale of electricity. There is an understanding with investors regarding the installation of moving trackers at the SES (for the first time in Ukraine, the solar panels will move after the sun). In February 2019, they opened a declaration on the construction of the SPP and successfully passed the irregular inspection of the State Architectural and Construction Inspectorate of Ukraine.
ENEI INTERNATIONAL (Ukraine) – construction of a 55 MW power plant within Stavyshche village council of Brusyliv district: a project at the stage of preparation of land management documentation.
Group of companies GESS (USA) – construction of a 10 MW solar power plant in Chopovychi village, Malyn district: modernization of the electrical substation to which the company must connect. Upon completion of the upgrading, the procedure will begin for obtaining the technical conditions for connecting the object to the electrical grids.
SE “Naftogaz-Energoservis” – construction of a photovoltaic power plant with an estimated capacity of 30 MW on the territory of Dubyshche Village Council of Chudniv district: at the stage of making the design and estimate documentation.
As we have informed, the first industrial solar power plant “Ganska SES” (Better Energy Energo A/S, Denmark) was launched at the beginning of 2019 in Berdychiv District.