The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is to provide a loan to Rengy Development to build and launch solar power facilities in Vinnytsia region.
EBRD Principal Advisor for External Affairs Anton Usov told
Interfax-Ukraine that this would be the first project on the financing
of alternative energy such as solar energy in the bank’s history.
He said that all of the details of the project would be announced at a
press conference on October 8, 2012 devoted to the signing of a loan
agreement, in which representatives of the bank and partners of Rengy
Development Narek Arutiunian and Serhiy Yevlanchyk will take part.
As reported, Vinnytsia regional administration earlier said
Kyiv-based Rengy Development is planning to build six solar power plants
with a total capacity of 50 megawatts in Vinnytsia region.
According to a posting on the Web site of Rengy Development, the
company’s portfolio includes projects in the solar power sector with a
total capacity of 65 megawatts, and in the wind power sector with a
capacity of 100 MW, and a required volume of investment of up to EUR 300
Rengy Development registered five subsidiaries in Vinnytsia region –
Green Agro-Service, Primewood, Rengy Bershad, Rengy Tomashpil and Rengy
Trostianets and four subsidiaries in Odesa region: Rengy Izmail, Rengy
Tatarbunary, Rengy Sarata and Rengy Artsyz.