The German Government installed a solar hot water preparation system for the Călărași District Hospital in the project Modernizing Local Public Services in Moldova (MSPL), implemented by the International Cooperation Agency of Germany (GIZ).
The installation was carried out between August - December last year, worth 8.37 million lei including the reconstruction works of the Thermal Power Plant.
The inauguration was attended by the representatives of Moldovan Government, of diplomatic missions, of local public administration, employees of the hospital, journalists and locals.
German Ambassador to Moldova, S.E. Julia Monar expressed her felicity for the success of project.
"I'm delighted that this new project was implemented by the International Cooperation Agency of Germany (GIZ) today. I would like to express my sincere gratitude to the district Council which had provided administrative assistance".
In turn, Liviu Volconovici, Minister of Agriculture, Regional Development and Environment reiterated the importance of this project.
"It's a model implemented all over the world and solar energy plays important role in Moldova. We still need such projects in the future. Thank you!".
Renovation of the Thermal Center will ensure the entire District Hospital with thermal agent, and the installation of the solar system will provide hot water in the entire hospital. Additionally, the installation will help to reduce CO2 emissions by up to 40%.