Moldova to have two cogeneration plants by 2025
11:01 | 07.12.2022 Category: Economic
Chisinau, Dec. 7 /MOLDPRES/- By 2025, the Republic of Moldova will have two cogeneration plants, or for that a tender for the design and construction of cogeneration power plants was launched, Deputy Prime Minister Andrei Spînu, Minister of Infrastructure and Regional Development, announced today.
According to the official, the new plants will be based on flexible technology - internal combustion engines and will have a capacity of 55 MW of electricity and 43 Gcalh. They will replace the former CET-1, which was put into operation back in 1951.
"The procurement procedures for the design, supply, installation and commissioning of the power plants were launched by the Consolidated Unit for Implementation and Monitoring Projects in the energy. Tender documents can be found here: https://bit.ly/3iEydqT. The new efficient plants will also have photovoltaic installations with a capacity of 100 kW, thus contributing to the development of renewable energy sources in the country", said Spînu.
The construction of the two plants aims to support the energy independence of the Republic of Moldova and will be built with the financial support of the World Bank.