Maja Maćić, Managing Director, RP Global Srbija

Committed To A Greener Future

RP Global is a large-scale developer with 35+ years of experience in the renewable energy sector. As a developer, operator and investor, the company focuses on solar PV, wind, hydro, BESS and green hydrogen. The company has headquarters in Vienna, Austria, and Madrid, Spain

This Austrian company is committed to impacting positively on humanity’s carbon footprint by investing in the development of sustainable projects that will help to reduce emissions and make a positive difference towards a cleaner and greener future.

RP Global has developed, built and operated 15 wind parks and 26 hydropower plants. What else are you committed to?

— Equipment and services are currently being tendered for a 400 MWp solar PV project in the south of Spain and 42 MWp in Portugal. They will be implemented in 2023 and 2024. Construction of 25 solar PV and wind projects is expected in 2024 in Croatia, France, Italy, Germany, Poland and Serbia.

We have had several successful collaborations and partnerships and worked with major financial institutions. The company has also delivered successful closings of funding for various projects with multilateral (e.g., IFC, EBRD, DEG, OeEB) and commercial banks (e.g., Uni- Credit, PKO, etc.).

Tell us something more about RP Global in Serbia…

— RP Global launched its operations in Serbia in April 2021. The company has a significant development pipeline representing a combined total installed capacity of >600 MW(p) of wind, solar PV and battery storage. RP Global uses its experience and expertise to include energy storage solutions across the solar and wind portfolio. The projects are at various stages of development, including planning documents under preparation, securing and acquiring land, mainly in the early development stage.

Our head office is in Belgrade and our local team consists of specialists with extensive experience in renewable energy

The team has been working intensively to identify and develop new projects and acquire projects under development. RP Global’s projects are located all over the country. The company values its community role and cooperates closely with Serbian institutions, municipalities and associations.

Do you have enough capacity to develop a pipeline in Serbia?

— Our local head office is in Belgrade and our local team consists of specialists with extensive experience in renewable energy, supported by our colleagues at the headquarters. We are fully committed to the continuous development of a 200 MW large-scale wind farm called Celzijus 1 located in South Banat. This is the lighthouse project of RP Global Serbia. Numerous other solar PV, wind and battery projects are under development in the northern and central parts of Serbia.

It is essential to keep reinforcing the current pipeline with new projects, through origination or acquisition, so that we create additional opportunities for market growth.

We are focused on developing a pipeline of small solar PV projects that should be built in the coming years, creating collaboration opportunities for local, locally present Austrian and other companies in civil, mechanical and electrical engineering sectors.

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