Athens, Greece – 15 April 2021 – MYTILINEOS (RIC: MYTr.AT, Bloomberg: MYTIL.GA, ADR: MYTHY US) through its Sustainable Engineering Solutions Business Unit (SES BU) has entered into a contract agreement with Operatori i Sistemit te Transmetimit Sh. a. (OST) for the development and execution of a 400kV network in the Republic of Albania.
This is a strategic energy project for Albania that will aid the country to effectively participate in the future in the European energy markets. By developing this 400kV network in the Southern part of Albania, the Project will contribute to the energy transmission system by enhancing the interconnections with the electricity networks of the neighboring countries and will enable conditions for trade exchanges, achieving a secure and reliable energy network system.
The project involves the construction of the new substation “Elbasan 3” and the reinforcement and extension of substation “Fier”. The new Elbasan 3 substation will extend the existing 400/220/30kV substation Elbasan 2 with a new switchyard on 400kV level to connect the lines to Tirana 2, Zemblak, Fier and North Macedonia substations, while modification will take place at the existing 400/220/30kV substation Elbasan 2. In substation Fier, the existing 220kV switchyard will be extended with new bays and a new 400/220/35kV transformer.
This is the first energy project for MYTILINEOS in Albania, heralding a new era for the Company in the broad Balcan Region, through its elevated SES BU. The Company strategically invests in the global goals of energy transition, by applying its world esteemed expertise in the dynamic development of Sustainability projects.
The given project is scheduled to be completed within 24 months, in addition to 12 months for the warranty period and the contract value for MYTILINEOS amounts to €21,173,500.00.
The project is co-financed by the Federal Republic of Germany through KfW and by the European Union within the Western Balkans Investment Framework.
For further information, please contact:
Ms. Antigoni Fakou: MYTILINEOS Press Office, Tel. 210-6877346 | Fax 210-6877400 | E-mail: Antigoni.Fakou@mytilineos.gr.
MYTILINEOS S.A. is a leading Greek industry active in Metallurgy, Power & Gas, Renewables & Storage and Sustainable Engineering Solutions. Established in Greece in 1990, the company is listed on the Athens Exchange, has a consolidated turnover of €1.9 billion and employs directly or indirectly more than 3,850 people in Greece and abroad.
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