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March 21, 2023

Samsung keen to build solar farms in Romania

South-Korean conglomerate Samsung is keen to erect solar farms in Romania and looks into such investment opportunities in Giurgiu County, Park Robyug, energy and resources ambassador at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, said yesterday. Samsung is examining two Giurgiu County solar farm locations Robyug told a renewable energy conference in Bucharest. The two projects add up to an installed capacity of 45 MW. The group has so far carried out similar projects in Bulgaria, yet not Romania, Mediafax reports. Samsung is South Korea’s largest conglomerate, dealing in electronics, financial services, chemistry and heavy industry. The group, which is also the world’s largest mobile phone maker, is involved in renewable energy equipment manufacturing, solar panels, wind and solar farms as well. Photovoltaic New Horizon (PNH), also from South Korea, is unfolding solar projects in Romania. According to Park, PNH has begun work on three photovoltaic farms, at Alexandria and Giurgiu, to be ready next year. “The 60 MW photovoltaic park in Alexandria is slated for completion in 2013.Two more units, of 3 MW and 5 MW, are under construction in Giurgiu,” Park also said.

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