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Technical specs of new major photovoltaic project in Kozani

Δημοσίευση 21 Ιανουαρίου 2011, 12:37 / Ανανεώθηκε 27 Ιουνίου 2013, 14:55
Technical specs of new major photovoltaic project in Kozani
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One of the largest photovoltaic parks in the world, with a projected power production capacity of 200 MW, will be constructed in the northwest prefecture of Kozani by the Public Power Corp. (PCC) in cooperation with a strategic investor.

One of the largest photovoltaic parks in the world, with a projected power production capacity of 200 MW, will be constructed in the northwest prefecture of Kozani by the Public Power Corp. (PCC) in cooperation with a strategic investor.

Prime Minister George Papandreou made the announcement on Thursday, speaking during an event hosted by the environment, energy and climate change ministry and the local municipality.

The 600-million-euro project will cover an area of 530 hectares at the site of an old lignite pit, and will employ some 550 workers. Carbon dioxide emission reductions are expected to be cut by 300,000 tons annually.