Hevel Group has put the second phase of the Buribay solar park in Bashkortostan into operation, adding 10 MW of new capacity.
The Buribay PV plant has now reached its design capacity of 20 MW, becoming the largest solar generation facility in Bashkortostan. More than 1.3 billion rubles was invested in the construction of the second phase. .
The Buribay PV plant is the first solar power plant in Russia for which 100% of the equipment was supplied by Russian companies: its 176,000 solar modules were produced by Hevel Group’s manufacturing facility in Novocheboksarsk.
The second phase of the Buribay PV plant was the fifth of eight stations that Hevel Group plans to build in Bashkortostan over the next few years. The republic currently has 35 MW of installed solar generation capacity and plans to increase this to 64 MW in the future, with a total investment budget in excess of 6 billion rubles.