Electricity generation from PV plants up to 2MWp in Albania. Case study: Tërbuf-Divjaka Municipality

  • 1 Department of Hydraulics & Hydrotechnics, Faculty of Civil Engineering, Polytechnic University of Tirana, Albania
  • 2 Department of Energy, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Polytechnic University of Tirana, Albania


Albania has a significant potential of Renewable Energy Sources (RES) and therefore represents a promising energy source for Albania. The use of PV for electricity generation supports the long-term objective of the country’s energy policies set out in the national energy strategy 2018-2030, including support for the development of economic sectors, increasing security of energy supply and environmental protection. The use of Renewable Energy Sources (RES) will help reduce dependence on energy imports and increase the security of energy supply, with quality and without interruption. The possible benefits generated by the PV system implementation for the selected region should be highlighted, as well as the effects of the most sensitive parameters. The solar potential in Tërbuf-Divjakë showed that PV can be the best solution to provide electricity installed on saline non-agricultural lands near the Adriatic coast.



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