Azerbaijan, Baku, Nov 21 /Trend E.Ismayilov/
A feasibility study for the construction of Samukh agro - energy complex is being prepared in the frame of the development of alternative and renewable energy sources in Azerbaijan, the representative of state-owned company on alternative and renewable energy Jamil Melikov told journalists.
"Creation of hybrid power plants with total capacity of 16 megawatts is provided in the frame of the complex. Specifically, the use of wind, solar and geothermal sources is provided here," Melikov said.
He added that, the electricity produced by this complex, will seek to meet the needs of agriculture, in particular for the supply of greenhouses.
Work on the construction of the complex can begin in 2013, Melikov said.
Industrial power plant will run on biogas. It is expected that this facility will be commissioned in two years, and large-scale livestock complex will be created near to supply biological raw materials to the plant.
Melikov also said it is planned to build new power plants in the regions in the frame of alternative energy sources development.