Prague has approved a pilot project for the installation of photovoltaics on city apartment buildings
The Prague City Council approved the intention of a public contract entitled „Installation of photovoltaic systems on apartment buildings of the capital of Prague “. The subject of the public contract is the implementation of a pilot project for the installation of photovoltaic systems on apartment buildings in the capital. m. Methodology of Prague Design & Build with the aim of verifying the concept of common production electricity of the so-called community energy.
The place of performance is two apartment buildings located in Prague 14 – Černý Most and expected the total value of the public contract is approximately CZK 8,000,000 including VAT. The implementation time is estimated at one year from the conclusion of the contract with the selected supplier.
As part of the activities for fulfilling the climate commitment of the capital The City of Prague and the Climate Plan of the City of Prague until 2030 have identified various measures that have potential make a significant contribution to reducing the city’s carbon footprint. These include the installation of photovoltaic sources of electricity on the roofs of buildings.
“This is a pilot project of our Prague solar power plant. In this way, electricity will be provided to the inhabitants of these houses, which means that end consumers will save on distribution fees that they normally pay to energy companies. “ said Deputy Mayor and Councilor for the Environment Petr Hlubuček.
It will play an important role in this pilot project the newly emerging contributory organization Prague Renewable Energy Community (PSOE), which, in addition to professional supervision in the design of applicants for the design of the entire project, will be responsible for the operation of photovoltaic systems after implementation. PSOE will have a license for the production and sale of electricity and will thus become a supplier for the given apartment buildings. This model will be tested in the given project and the results will be used for further installation and development of community photovoltaic power plants on city property and in private real buildings.
“The project on the Black Bridge is one of the first swallows that we are implementing as part of the conversion of energy into urban buildings. In that case, the specificity is that it is not a separate building with a single operator, who use here production proud, such as schools. In this case, it is an apartment building, where the future customers will be directly individual tenants. By using energy here, we will have a local customer directly, we will achieve success in this photo of electricity produced by electricity to the central system. To want to go to a large part of other city buildings. We receive Prague residents a competitive and environmentally friendly pride of electricity with a very interesting operating price, “ specified by the councilor of the City of Prague for the area of property management Jan Chabr.
source: press release