In early summer 2018 Albania’s Ministry of Ministry of Infrastructure and Energy has launched an auction round for construction of the country’s first large-scale solar plant.
The invitation for offer is for the the construction of the photovoltaic plant for the generation of electricity with installed capacity of 50 MW, as part of the Support Measures, in the Akerni Zone (Vlora) and the construction of additional capacity of 20 MW up to 50 MW, which will not be part of the Support Measures.
The facility is set to be built at the Akërni salt flats, near the Vlora river on the southeastern Adriatic. Developers ad until August 24 to submit questions and a tour of the site with government officials was scheduled for August 27. The selected project will receive PPA for the period of 15 years while the Project Agreement will last 30 years. Selected project will have to be commissioned within 18 months from the effective date of the signed Project Agreement.