Jaroslaw Adamowski

Mar 072016
 
The municipal authorities of Chelmiec, in the southern region of Poland, have launched the region’s first PV farm, which is fitted with a capacity of close to 1MW, and located on a land plot of some 20,000 square meters. The project was carried out by the municipally-owned company Kopalnia Surowcow Skalnych (KSS) Kleczany sp. z o.o. To develop the project, the company secured an investment grant from the European Union as part of its Cohesion Funds for the 2007-2013 financial...
Nov 232015
 
Slovenian manufacturer Rudis d.o.o. Trbovlje has launched Kosovo’s first photovoltaic power plant in Gjurgjevik, in the Kline municipality. The plant is fitted with an initial capacity of 102 kW and this is to be tripled, as agreed with the Energy Regulatory Office (ERO). Kosovo’s Minister for Economic Development Blerand Stavileci said that the government is aiming to generate some 25% of Kosovo’s energy from renewable energy sources by 2020. The plant was officially...
Apr 212014
 
With the Romanian solar energy industry forecast to continue its rapid development in the upcoming years, a number of foreign investors are expanding into the country’s photovoltaic market. Among these is China’s Sunowe Photovoltaic, which recently invested €40 million (US $55 million) in a 25MW solar park in Sibiu, Romania. According to local daily Ziarul Financiar, the Chinese solar park covers approximately 50 hectares. The investment in Sibiu is the company’s largest...
Feb 262014
 
Polish renewable energy company AMB Energia has launched the first phase of a project designed to be the country’s largest solar park. The photovoltaic farm in Lipsk was fitted with an installed PV capacity of 0.3MW, and it is part of the company’s Podlasie Solar Park. The firm says its investment will consist of six PV farms with a total solar energy capacity of 7MW. AMB Energia says the solar park will have a total space of some 140,000 square metres,...
Dec 172013
 
Bulgaria’s parliament has introduced a bill that introduces a 20% tax on revenues generated by producers of renewable energy. The move comes in spite of protests by representatives of the Bulgarian renewable energy industry which have denounced the bill as unconstitutional. The proposal to impose a fee on profits generated by wind and solar energy producers was put forward by right-wing Ataka party. Rising energy prices have become an increasingly political issue in Bulgaria,...
Oct 022013
 
When a utility in Poland proposed the construction of a large solar power plant, 42 companies and consortiums asked for the job. To date, Poland has yet to fully embrace the opportunity in photovoltaics. Its largest solar PV plant is located in Wierzchosławice, in the country’s southern Małopolskie region. The factory, operated by local utility Energia Wierzchosławice, has an installed solar energy capacity of 1MW. The company aims to expand the plant to as much as 1.8MW....