Serbia to be the home of world’s biggest solar park

24/05/2012 10:22 Renewable

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The Serbian government has signed a memorandum to build what is claimed to be the largest solar park the world at an estimated cost of two billion euros (over $2.5 billion).

The planned solar park, which will cover an area of 3,000 hectares of land, would have an estimated capacity of 1,000MW. Once the construction of the solar park is achieved, the project will provide 500-600 permanent jobs, while 2500-3000 people will be hired for its construction. Construction of the park could be launched as early as next year and it will take between three and five years to be achieved. Serbia was selected for this huge project mainly because its sun radiation exceeds by around 40% that in other parts of South East Europe.

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