Albania announces its first wind power auctions

The government of Albania is interested to present the first tender for the construction of wind power plants with a total capacity of up to 130 MW. The project is expected to contribute significantly to the future of the energy sources in Albania and reduce gas emission into the atmosphere.

The tender will be presented in early 2021 and will become the first in a line of a series of wind power investments supported by European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), with further financial assistance in form of a grant for a cost of 650,000 Euro by the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs of Switzerland (SECO).

According to a statement from the Ministry of Infrastructure and Energy, companies will be able to apply with projects between 30 MW and 75 MW., 24 December 2020