Ukraine to lease area of Chernobyl nuclear plant for solar project – pv magazine International

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Ukraine’s project to make the Chernobyl’s nuclear wasteland into a solar energy hub has taken another step forward.

The State Property Fund of Ukraine (SPF) has announced it is now seeking solar developers interested in leasing a surface of 2.5 million square meters at a facility of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant. In a statement published on its website, the agency said the area will be leased for a period of 49 years, and that it can host a solar power plant with a maximum capacity of 100 MW.

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