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In the Omsk region built one of the largest solar power plants

Until the end of the year in the Omsk region will be one of the largest solar power plants in Siberia, said the regional government on Thursday.

"Until the end of 2020 in Novovarshavskogo district of the Omsk region will have power capacity of 30 megawatts, is located on an area of 80 hectares, the station will become one of the largest in Siberia", - said in the government.

The volume of investments into the project from the company Avelar Solar Technology (part of the group of companies in Russia "Hevel solar") amounted to 2.4 billion rubles, the report says. After the launch of the station will be 20 new jobs. Construction agreement the government previously signed with SC "Hevel" – the largest domestic manufacturer of high efficiency solar modules world level.

New solar power plant will be the second in the region. Now in its territory is actively under construction and should be completed in September, and the plant is scheduled before the end of this year.

"Of course, the introduction of environmental technologies is progress. The government supports the initiatives of investors in projects to reduce emissions. The company has already expressed a desire to expand the geography of the objects and to construct more solar power stations on the territory of Omsk region. We will address this issue", - quotes the press service of the government of Vice-Governor Dmitry Ushakov.

In October 2019, the Governor of the Omsk region Alexander Burkov, together with the company "Gazprom Neft" has launched a pilot station for solar modules of domestic production. Then Burkov noted the importance of the direction for implementation of modern technologies to develop alternative energy and reduce the burden on the environment of the region.