MVM renewables unit to build solar park in Debrecen

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MVM Zöld Generáció, the renewable energy unit of state-owned utilities company MVM, on Thursday announced the launch of a HUF 11.5 billion, 28.8 MW solar park project it will build in the southern industrial park of Debrecen (195 km east of Budapest), next to the local airport, according to a report by state news wire MTI.

The project is supported by a HUF 4.3 billion European Union and a government grant, MVM deputy CEO Csaba Kiss said at the cornerstone ceremony.

Mayor László Papp noted that the municipality provided a 52-hectare area for the investment in the 710-hectare industrial park.

The solar park will generate enough electricity to power close to 15,000 homes. It will start operating in October 2022.

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