Azerbaijan Invites US Companies To Participate In Tender For Construction Of Gobustan Solar Power Plant

(MENAFN- Trend News Agency) BAKU, Azerbaijan, May 24. American companieshave been invited to participate in the auction for the design,financing, construction, and operation of the Gobustan solar powerplant with a capacity of 100 MW, Trend reports.

According to the information, this was announced on May 24during a meeting between the director of the State Agency forRenewable energy Sources (BOEMDA) under the Ministry of Energy ofAzerbaijan, Javid Abdullayev, and representatives of the Americandelegation.

"The interest in this first open international auction for arenewables facility in Azerbaijan announced in May is very high,"Abdullayev emphasized at the meeting with Jill Dawson, a member ofthe US Senate from Maine, as well as members of the US House ofRepresentatives.

The director of BOEMDA said that green energy facilities to becreated within the framework of cooperation with foreign companieswill contribute to the global energy transition and theimplementation of climate goals in Azerbaijan.

To note, Azerbaijan plans to increase the renewable energycapacity in the total energy balance of the country to 30–33percent within five years.


Trend News Agency

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