The first 100% green project in Albania. First PV system combined with biomass.

The first 100%  green project in Albania. First PV system combined with biomass.

On 1st March 2016, AEA-Albania Energy Association team implemented the first Photovoltaic System in Albania, Cerrik, at a children center managed by Caritas Albania “Balonat”.

The center has now also biomass system with pellet central boiler used for heating, and the PV system using it for electricity production. The PV system is 15kW which is up gradable to 20kW, and the biomass heating system is 35kW, enough to make the children center 100% green, ecological friendly and energetic independent.

The PV and the heating system were made possible as financial donation from Tektraco with representative Mr. Victor Sciberras who was present during the inauguration day.  Also present during the inauguration was the ambassador of Germany in Albania Mr. Hellmut Hoffmann, the mayor of Cerrik Mr. Altin Toska who was ready to support for implementing this kind of project in the near future, the chairman of AEA Mr.Erlet Shaqe, also the presence of Mons. George Frendo as the president of Caritas Albania, was very noted as he is supporting the albanian communities in Albania that are in need.

Some photos of the event are shown below, also with a small party organized by the staff and children of the Children Center Balonat.

The Children Center Balonat, and the PV system

The Children Center “Balonat”, and the PV system in the building 15 kW up-gradable to 20kW.

Ambassador of Germany Mr.Hellmut Hoffmann and his wife at inaguration.

Ambassador of Germany Mr.Hellmut Hoffmann and his wife at inauguration.

of Mons. George Frendo President of Caritas Albania, and mayor of Cerrik Mr.Altin Toska

Mons. George Frendo President of Caritas Albania, and mayor of Cerrik Mr.Altin Toska

Inauguration of Children Center Balonat Cerrik

Inauguration of Children Center Balonat Cerrik

Children with all other attendees and center staff.

Children with all other attendees and center staff, in the middle the German ambassador in Albania.

Mr. Victor Sciberras (left) Executive Director of Tektraco, who made possible financially the PV system at the center.

Mr. Victor Sciberras (middle) Executive Director of Tektraco, who made possible financially the PV system at the center.

 

The presentation and speech of the invited personalities.

The presentation and speech of the invited personalities.

 

 

Chairman of AEA Mr. Erlet Shaqe explaining the PV system to attendees

Chairman of AEA Mr. Erlet Shaqe explaining the PV system to attendees.

Chlidren Center "Balonat" form the main road.

Children Center “Balonat” from the main road.

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