Serbia: Additional 250 MW in RES ca-pacity to be operational by the end of 2018

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Serbian Minister of Energy and Mining Aleksandar Antic said that Serbia has commissioned over 100 MW in RES capacity in the past few years, while additional 250 MW will be put into operation by the end of this year.

According to Minister Antic, the plan is to commis-sion another 200-250 MW in renewable energy sources (RES) in 2019 in order to reach the target of 27 % RES share in total electricity consumption by 2020.

Out of 1,000 MW currently being built in Serbia, over 500 MW is in renewable sources, mostly in wind energy – 450 MW. 250 MW of installed ca-pacity in wind energy is expected to be commis-sioned by the end of this year: 48 MW in Alibunar wind farm, 105 MW in Kovacica wind farm and 105 MW in Cibuk wind farm, while additional 250 MW in wind power will be commissioned in 2019.