Preparation for construction of the first solar power plant in the remote area power shortage Altai Republic will begin in 2012, the project cost has not been determined, said the deputy chairman of the regional government, Robert Paltaller.
In the Altai Republic at present no own sources of power generation, power is by overhead cables Bijskogo power unit. Experts notice a permanent deficit of energy supply. In addition, because of long chains, according to experts, during the delivery of electricity to remote areas, much of it is lost in transit.
According to the deputy, for development of alternative energy Gorny Altai regional government in 2011 signed a cooperation agreement with the company "Hevel".
"(The agreement), on a construction of a solar power station in the village of Kosh-Agach capacity of five megawatts. Design work will begin in the first quarter of this year," — said Paltaller.
Told Agency Deputy Minister of Regional Development of the Republic Nikolai Kondratiev, timing of the project and its cost has not been determined. In February, the government of the region are waiting for the delegation of "Hevel" then become known project.
"The construction of the station would be fully controlled the company, government funding is not supposed to be. I can say that it will be a huge station, which completely meet the needs of residents of the village of Kosh-Agach — the largest in the region" — said Kondratiev.
Ltd. "Hevel" was created in the summer of 2009 for the development of Russian production of thin film solar modules. The proportion of "Rusnano" in OOO "Hevel" is 49%, "Renova" — 51%.