UFA, June 5. /TASS/. A network of seven solar plants will be set up in the Russian region of Bashkortostan by 2018. Investments into the project will amount to 6 bln rubles ($106.7 mln). Construction of two solar plants has started, deputy minister of environment protection of the region Ildus Yakhin said on Friday.
Construction and installation work of first stages of Bugulchan solar plant with capacity of 5 MW and Buribay solar plant with capacity of 10 MW is planned to be completed in August 2015. Second stages of these plants with similar generation capacity and 9 MW Isyangulovskaya solar plant will be built by 2016 year-end.
The large-scale solar power plants construction project with the total generation capacity of 59 MW is implemented by Hevel, the joint venture of Russia’s Renova and Rosnano companies, which is acting as the investor and the prime construction contractor.