Kazakhstan to build first wind energy plant

A 45 megawatt wind power plant will be constructed in Ereimentau, Akmola oblast, Kazakhstan to produce 172.2 million kilowatt-hours of electricity a year.

The Eurasian Development Bank (EDB) and the First Wind Power Plant (part of Samruk-Energo) have signed a loan agreement for a $94 million loan for a 10-year period to implement the project, the bank