“Atlas Capital Energy” LLC, which is owned by the Norwegian “Scatec Solar”, will start a construction of a 50 MW solar power plant. The Head of the Kherson Regional State Administration Andriy Hordeyev announced it at the meeting with the leadership of “Atlas Capital Energy” LLC.
According to the Regional State Administration, there are 5 wind and 31 solar power plants with a capacity of 294 MW in the Kherson region now. The volume of attracted investments in these objects is 1 billion UAH.
In January, “Scatec Solar” announced its intention to invest 180 million euros in the construction of a SPP (Mykolaiv region) with a capacity of 150 MW. In July 2018, the company signed an agreement with “Rengy Development” (Kyiv) on the joint construction of a SPP for 52 million euros in the Mykolaiv region with a capacity of 47 MW.
At the beginning of 2019, “Scatec Solar” started the construction of a Kamyanka SPP in the Cherkasy region with a capacity of 30 MW. Construction of the project is planned to be completed in the fourth quarter of 2019.
These projects are financed by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, it allocates 70% of the project cost.
At the construction stage in Ukraine, the company has SPPs with a capacity of 77 MW (of which 47 MW is with Rengy, 30 MW is Kamyanka), another 174 MW is planned. This information is listed in the fourth quarter of 2018 report published by “Scatec Solar”. Thus, the total project portfolio of “Scatec Solar” in Ukraine is 251 MW worth 193 million euros, the report says. At the same time, the level of profitability of Ukrainian projects that are already being implemented is 65-70%, which is higher than the average for the company (58%).
It was reported earlier that at the end of January 2019, the Office of the State Architectural and Construction Inspectorate (SACI) in the Kherson region commissioned a 14.4 MW wind power station “Averyanovska”. This wind farm is being built by “Windcraft Ukraine” (Skadovsk, Kherson region). The total planned capacity of the “Averyanovska” wind farm is 69 MW.