If details on the construction of a plant are agreed, production of solar panels may start soon in Nikšić in central Montenegro. A cooperation agreement was signed by Veselin Grbović, the municipality head, and Ma Yufeng, mayor of Chinese city of Baoding, news agency MINA-Business said.
Grbović said interest was expressed for the construction of a power plant fired by municipal solid waste (MSW), and that possibilities of cooperation with Chinese manufacturers of photovoltaic equipment was discussed, portal CdM reported. “We had fruitful discussions about the possibilities of cooperation with Baoding, which is known for good manufacturers of solar panels. We discussed the possibility of constructing such a plant in Nikšić in order for our municipality to be first in the region to launch this business and cover the market,” he added.
Ma Yufeng said it was recommended by the Chinese government to cooperate with Montenegro and the Municipality of Nikšić. “The traditional friendship between China and former Yugoslavia is the reason for the visit of the delegation… We signed a general agreement, and specific agreements would be made at further meetings,” he said.