Belarus: EU-supported green energy projects inaugurated in Navahrudak District

Photo: European Union
Photo: European Union

An opening ceremony was organised on 12 July in Navahrudak District of Belarus to inaugurate three green energy projects supported by the EU in partnership with the country’s Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Ministry and Navahrudak District Executive Committee.

A wind power plant with a 2.5 MW capacity went into operation in the village of Hrabniki under the Green Economy in Belarus project. In addition, two pilot projects were launched, including a training and consulting centre for renewable energy sources at Navahrudak state agrarian college, and a new solar energy-based hot water supply system at the local district hospital.

The ceremony was attended by Ambassador Andrea Wiktorin, Head of the EU Delegation to Belarus; Mikhail Malashenko, Deputy Chairperson of the State Committee for Standardization of the Republic of Belarus, Director of the Energy Efficiency Department; Anatoly Markevich, Chairperson of Navahrudak District Executive Committee.

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