Serbia, Agreement on a joint project for the construction of a 56 MW solar power plant near Bor

, News Serbia Energy

The Institute of Mining and Metallurgy Bor, local company Netinvest and the Swiss company S2P Electric signed an agreement on a joint project for the construction of a 56 MW solar power plant near Bor. This would be the first large-scale solar power plant in Serbia.

The power plant will be built according to the highest environmental standards, in the area of the endangered ecological zone of mining waste, which will be turned into a solar eco park. The investment in the plants is estimated at 40 million euros and the start of construction is planned for 2022.

Apart from the fact that the produced electricity will be green, the solar power plant will be built on land that has been degraded, has no use value and has been unused so far. This is a location chosen for the facility is a tailings dump from the copper mines in Bor.