Kazakhstan returns most of solar panels' cost to farmers
Baku, Azerbaijan, Nov. 20
By Rashid Shirinov – Trend:
Ten farms in the Pavlodar region of Kazakhstan, which purchased solar panels this year, submitted applications for a program of subsidizing agricultural producers.
This was stated at a meeting of the Investment Subsidy Commission, chaired by the deputy governor of the region, Dauren Makhazhanov, the Kazakh media reported.
At the meeting, director of a company supplying solar panels, Murat Sabirov, noted that in recent years the solar panels have become popular among the Pavlodar farmers who are engaged in cattle breeding.
"Provided that a farmer himself bought and installed a solar panel in his territory, 80 percent of its cost is returned to him," Sabirov said.
In total, the Investment Subsidy Commission considered 178 applications, of which 166 were approved.
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