Athens, Greece - 8 June 2021 - MYTILINEOS S.A. (RIC: MYTr.AT, Bloomberg: MYTIL.GA, ADR: MYTHY US) through its Renewables and Storage Development (RSD) Business Unit has been selected by Total Eren for the engineering, procurement & construction (EPC) of the “Tutly” solar project in Uzbekistan.
“Tutly” is a 131,3 MWp solar farm located east of the city of Samarkand, developed by Total Eren, a leading France-based Independent Power Producer (“IPP”) from renewable energy sources (mainly solar and wind). It is one of the first PV projects in the country, and it is essential for meeting the increasing energy needs of the broad area and for assisting the national goals for low-carbon electricity. Construction has already commenced, and the power plant is expected to start feeding power to the grid at the end of 2021.
Specifically, the RSD Business Unit undertook a turn - key contract which includes the Engineering, Procurement and Installation of the PV plant and the High Voltage Substation. The technology used is single axis tracking system (3.644 trackers), string inverters (625 inverters) and bifacial modules (about 295.000 pcs). The grid connection is through a 220KV high voltage line through a MV/HV substation of 35kV/220kV including 2x100MVA step up Transformers.
Once completed, the power plant is expected to produce 270 GWh per year, enough to supply the needs of about 140,000 people in Uzbekistan while reducing CO2 emissions by about 160,000 tons per year.
This is the 3rd project for the RSD Business Unit in the Central Asia area. The other two projects located in Kazakhstan ("Nomad" 28 MWp PV and "M-KAT" 100 MWp PV Power Plants) were also contracted with Total Eren, which indicates that the Company is a trusted EPC partner.
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.
Founded in 2012 by Pâris Mouratoglou and David Corchia, Total Eren develops, finances, builds and operates renewable energy power plants (solar, wind, hydro) representing a gross capacity of 3,500 MW in operation or under construction worldwide. Through partnerships with local developers, Total Eren is currently developing numerous energy projects in countries and regions where renewable energy represents an economically viable response to growing energy demand such as in Europe, in Central and South Asia, in Asia Pacific, in Latin America and in Africa. The objective is to achieve a global gross installed capacity of more than 5 GW by 2022. Since December 2017, TotalEnergies (formerly known as Total S.A.), the major energy company, has been participating as a shareholder of Total Eren.
For more information, please visit www.total-eren.com.
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