CONSTRUCTION OF SOLAR POWER STATION BEGINS AT REFINERY IN VOLGOGRAD
Tuesday, June 27, 2017
Under a construction project set in motion by LUKOIL at its Volgograd Refinery, a 10-megawatt solar power station will be erected on plots of land not involved in the production cycle.
and assembly, to be completed in September, will be followed by startup and
adjustment. The commissioning is slated for the first quarter of 2018.
The power station will be placed
in LUKOIL’s management by the builder after a qualification procedure is held and
compliance is confirmed with requirements as regards the local content of Russian-manufactured
equipment. This is a prerequisite for support to be received from the state as is
provided for by the Capacity Supply Agreement (CSA) for renewable energy sources
at Russia’s wholesale market for electricity and capacity.
When the solar station in Volgograd
goes on stream, it will cut the СО2
emissions by 10,000 tonnes and ensure the generation of additional 12 million
In addition, the company has an 84-megawatt windpark, Land Power, in Romania, and also several windmills at production fields in Russia.