Eight “green energy” projects to be realized in Northern Kazakhstan

Business Materials 20 October 2017 16:08 (UTC +04:00)

Baku, Azerbaijan, Oct. 20

By Ali Mustafayev – Trend:

The construction of the two hydroelectric power plants Turgusun HPP-1 and HPP-2 in the Eastern Kazakhstan is nearly complete.

“The launch of the first hydroelectric power station is scheduled for 2018, the second - for 2020. In addition, we expect the construction of 3 wind power plants and 1 solar power plant with a total capacity of 132.5 megawatts (with the further expansion to 292.5 megawatts) by 2019,” said Kairat Uralbekov the Deputy Head of the Energy Department of the Eastern Kazakhstan, Kazinform reported.

Uralbekov stated that the scientists of the region demonstrated for about 140 inventions at the EXPO-2017 international exhibition and that it is planned to implement at least eight of them in energy and ecology fields.

“The representatives of large industrial companies of the region consider the implementation of 8 projects of the producers from Russia, the Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Japan and Finland. The local officials are interested in such projects as digital control of the transmission network, the technology of autonomous heat supply for the individual buildings and structures, mobile wastewater treatment complexes and intelligent heat supply systems.”

The official added that the "green" exposition became a new stage in Kazakhstan’s development, providing new opportunities for the implementation of new "green" technologies, which will become a revolution in the world’s energy sector.