Kazakh region keen to implement new renewable energy projects
Baku, Azerbaijan, Feb. 23
By Ali Mustafayev – Trend:
Kazakhstan’s Akmola Region intends to implement three new renewable energy projects, head of the region Malik Murzalin said at a press conference Feb. 23.
“A number of alternative energy projects have already been implemented, such as a wind power plant (45 megawatts) and a wind turbine (750 kWh), which also were presented at the EXPO 2017 in Astana,” Murzalin said.
He stressed that the president of Kazakhstan set the task to increase the share of alternative energy to 30 percent in the country by 2030.
"The realization of this task will be directed to introduction of three new projects with a total capacity of 350 megawatts in Arshalyyn, Erementau and Tselinograd regions, where the share of electricity generation from alternative sources will amount to 54 percent (821 megawatts) of the total electricity production," said Murzalin.