Filasa International to construct wind energy plants of 1.6 GW in Ukraine by 2017

Filasa International (France) is planning to construct wind power stations with a total capacity of 1.6 GW in Ukraine by the middle of 2016, Oleksandr Vanheliy, the director of Krym-Eol Ltd. (Sudak, Crimea), a subsidiary of Filasa, has told Interfax-Ukraine.

In addition, the company plans to construct the Tylyhulska wind farm with a capacity of 500 MW in the Berezansky district in Mykolaiv region.

It is planned to construct another five wind turbines plants in Crimea: the Soniachna Dolyna (Sudak) wind farm of 100 MW, the Bakhchysaray wind farm of 200 MW, the Turhenevska wind farm (Bilohorsky district) of 200 MW, the Kholmohorska wind farm (Radiansky district) of 200 MW, and the Pervomaiska wind farm (Pervomaisky district) with a capacity of 400 MW.

The company said that the cost of the construction of one megawatt of a wind power plant is about EUR 1.5 million. Thus, the total cost of Filasa International’s wind energy projects in Ukraine is EUR 2.4 billion.