AES Solar Energy Plans To Invest $400 Mln in 80 MW Solar Park in Bulgaria

AES Solar Energy Plans To Invest $400 Mln in 80 MW Solar Park in Bulgaria

AES Solar Energy, part of U.S. energy group AES, plans to invest $400 million (307.6 million euro) in an 80 megawatt (MW) solar park in Bulgaria, state-run news agency BTA reported on Wednesday. AES can launch the project as soon as it gets the green light from the Bulgarian government, BTA (www.bta.bg) quoted the U.S. Ambassador to Bulgaria James Warlick as saying. The park will be built on a disused air field near Silistra, in northeastern Bulgaria, In February, AES filed the solar park project for approval before the energy regulator. It said back then it plans to develop the project in two stages, starting with a capacity of 64 MW and later adding another 16 MW. It said it expects to start production at the park by the end of 2012.

Cookies Preferences
Choose Type of Cookies You Accept Using


These cookies are required for the website to run and cannot be switched off. Such cookie are only set in response to actions made by you such as language, currency, login session, privacy preferences. You can set your browser to block these cookies but our site may not work then.


These cookies allow us to measure visitors traffic and see traffic sources by collecting information in data sets. They also help us understand which products and actions are more popular than others.


These cookies are usually set by our marketing and advertising partners. They may be used by them to build a profile of your interest and later show you relevant ads. If you do not allow these cookies you will not experience targeted ads for your interests.