New hydroelectric power plant commissioned in Kazakh Zhambyl region
Azerbaijan, Baku, June 18 / Trend E. Kosolapova/
A new hydroelectric power plant was commissioned in the village of Kamenka of Kazakh Zhambyl region's area named after Turar Ryskulov, Novosti-Kazakhstan reported with the reference to the regional authorities' press-service.
The capacity of this hydroelectric power plant named Karakystakskaya is 2.3 megawatts.
"The project worth over 1 billion tenge (151.29 tenge = $1) and was funded by "EnergoStroyProekt"," the regional authorities' press-service said.
Karakystakskaya hydroelectric power plant is one of renewable energy sources facilities commissioned in Zhambyl region for the last years. In 2010 Merkenskaya HPP with a capacity of 1.5 megawatts and Kordai wind power plant with a capacity of 1.5 megawatts were comissioned. In 2012, the first industrial-scale solar power station was launched with a capacity of 0.5 megawatts in the village of Otar of Kordai area. In 2013 Tasotkelskaya HPP with a capacity of 9.2 MW was commissioned in Shu area.
In 2013 Vista International company plans to complete the construction of the first phase of the wind farm in Kordai area, which a total capacity will hit 21 megawatt. In 2013-2014, the French company "Fonroche Energie" intends to start construction of a solar power plant with a capacity of 24 megawatts. Russian investors will start construction of the Merkenskiy cascade of hydropower plants with a total installed capacity of 19.8 megawatt by the end of 2013.
In 2014-2015 "Central Asia Green Power" company plans to build the Zhanatasskaya wind power plant with a capacity of 100 megawatt in Sarysu area of Zhambyl region.