A new wind farm with a capacity of 60 MW has been put into operation in Kazakhstan, Trend reports citing the Kazakh Samruk Energy company.
According to the company, the new wind farm, which is located in Enbekshikazakh district of Almaty region, will generate 225,7 million kWh of electricity per year.
"The cost of the project is 37.4 billion tenge ($79.2 million). The new station includes 24 wind turbines, each with a nominal capacity of 2.5 MW," the company said.
Moreover, the project is important for the region because the construction and launch of this project will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by up to 206,000 tons, and will also replace about 89,000 tons of reference fuel per year.
Notably, the project was implemented by the Kazakh electric power holding company Samruk-Energy JSC in partnership with the Chinese Power China corporation.