Enel Green Power Romania, part of the Enel group, signed two contracts with the Renewables & Storage Development (RSD) Division of Mytilineos for the purchase of two photovoltaic power plant projects located in Giurgiu and Teleorman counties, with a capacity total of about 90 MW.
The first project will have an installed capacity of 63 MW and will be implemented in Călugareni, Giurgiu County. Construction works are scheduled to begin at the end of 2021. The second plant will be built in Moșteni, Teleorman County. Its capacity will be 26 MW and construction works are expected to start in the first part of 2022. For the two plants, the commercial operation is expected to start at the end of 2022 and at the beginning of 2023, respectively.
"Enel Green Power accelerates the energy transition in Romania, being a leader in the field of renewable energy in the country's energy mix. The recent acquisitions are part of our broader business strategy for the country, which is now beginning the decarbonisation phase, at a dynamic pace, ”said Aristotelis Chantavas, Head of Europe at Enel Green Power. "By increasing our installed capacity from renewable energy sources, we support Romania to meet its environmental objectives, supporting the common vision of the Green Deal and laying the foundations for a more competitive decarbonized economy, while helping the sustainable development of enterprises national and local authorities. "
The estimated energy production for the two solar power plants built in partnership with the Renewables & Storage Development (RSD) Division of Mytilineos is approximately 130 GWh per year, avoiding approximately 141,740 tons of CO2 emissions per year. In addition, they will significantly increase the existing photovoltaic capacity of EGP Romania, now located at about 36 MW.
Mytilineos S.A. is a leading Greek company, active in the sectors of metallurgy, electricity and gas, renewable and storage solutions, and sustainable technical solutions. Founded in Greece in 1990, the company is listed on the Athens Stock Exchange, has a consolidated turnover of 1.9 billion euros and directly or indirectly employs more than 3,850 people in Greece and abroad.