11 January 2019
As one of Europe’s most strategic projects, TAP successfully completed financial close in December 2018, securing Euros 3.9 billion - the largest project finance agreed for a European infrastructure project in 2018. The financing is provided by a group of 17 commercial banks, alongside the EBRD and the European Investment Bank (EIB). Part of the financing is covered by the export credit agencies - bpifrance, Euler Hermes and Sace.
22 December 2018
TAP, the Albanian Ministry of Culture and the Municipality of Korça inaugurated the new Gjon Mili Museum. The investment amounts to approximately 425,000 Euro and is part of TAP’s social and environmental investment (SEI) programme. The museum exhibits over 240 photographs taken by the renowned photographer Gjon Mili (1904 - 1984), a pioneer in the use of stroboscopic instruments to capture a sequence of actions in one photograph.
20 December 2018
In December 2018, TAP and representatives of the Municipality of Ura Vajgurore inaugurated the “Llukë Mita” school in the Konizbalta village. TAP invested 630,000 Euro as part of its TAP’s Social and Environmental Investment (SEI) programme. The brand-new building provides optimal study conditions for 70 students and also houses the Konzibalta kindergarten, which is attended by approximately 30 children.
17 December 2018
The agreement was ratified by the competent Regulatory Authority for Energy (RAE) on December 12, 2018. The maintenance agreement covers a period of 5 years, following the beginning of TAP’s commercial operation in 2020, while the contract also includes pre-operational support.
13 December 2018
On 13 December 2018, representatives of TAP and the Albanian authorities inaugurated a kindergarten in the Pashalli village, an investment amounting to 200,000 Euro. The kindergarten was completely rebuilt in the framework of TAP’s Social and Environmental Investment (SEI) programme.
27 November 2018
Earlier this month, TAP and the Trans Anatolian Pipeline (TANAP) successfully completed their connection with the final “golden weld”, which physically connected the two pipelines. This marks another significant milestone in the completion of the Southern Gas Corridor (SGC).