Another 26 MW solar park commissioned in Kazakhstan's Karaganda
BAKU, Azerbaijan, Sept.8
By Nargiz Sadikhova - Trend:
Kazakhstan’s KazSolar 50 LLP has commissioned a solar power plant with a capacity of 26 MW in country’s Karaganda region, Trend reports with reference to KAZAKH INVEST National Company JSC.
The solar park is to generate about 34 million kWh of electricity annually.
The solar plant consists of 62,000 photovoltaic panels, and the project’s total cost was 5.6 billion tenge ($13.3 million).
The investment project’s implementation is expected reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 24,000 tons per year.
"The project has been implemented in accordance with the best technical and international standards and is aimed at producing clean electricity, protecting the environment and ensuring reliable and uninterrupted operation of the national electricity network of Kazakhstan. This is our third project in the region. The total capacity of our power plants has reached 176 MW," said Yevgeniy Grebennikov, General Director of "KazSolar 50" LLP.
In addition to implementing investment projects, investors are actively involved in social projects of the region.
At the same time, within 15 years, investors plan to donate about $150,000 to charity to allocate educational grants and support youth projects.
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