Kazakhstan signs deals for 3 GW of wind power

abia’s ACWA Power to build wind farms with a total capacity of 3 gigawatts (GW), the Kazakh government said.

The farms will be built in the southern Zhambyl region, the southeastern Zhetysu region and either Kostanai or Akmola regions in the north, it said.

The government gave no other details on the projects, but President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev’s office said in a separate statement the 1 GW Zhetysu project discussed with ACWA Power during his visit to the UAE would cost $1.8 billion.