Romania, General Meel Electric has won a 2.1 million euros contract for the construction of 3 MW solar power plant

, SEE Energy News

Local company General Meel Electric has won a 2.1 million euros contract for the construction of 3 MW solar power plant within the project for theconstruction of 80 MW combined heat and power (CHP) plant for the The Kazakh-Romanian Energy Investment Fund (FIEKR)

The solar park will consist of 9,100 panels and will be located within the existing Midia power plant in the vicinity of Petromidia refinery.

Last August, FIEKR has signed the EPC (engineering, procurement and construction) contract for the turnkey construction of a cogeneration plant on the Petromidia platform with Turkish Calik Enerji. The Turkish contractor was selected out of nine international companies that expressed interest in this project.

FIEKR is 80 % owned by KMG International while the Romanian state holds the remaining 20 % through SAPE. The fund’s total investment in the new power plant amounts to 148 million dollars, and it should be commissioned in the first half of 2023. The construction will start by the end of this year, with land preparation and engineering works scheduled in the first phase.