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Wind power generation increases in Azerbaijan

Hydrocarbons, which are the traditional source of energy used by the world for many years, are gradually being run out and, thus, make the use of alternative and renewable energy sources urgent. This includes energy from water, wind, sun, biological waste resources, or even sea waves, with the help of certain facilities. The advantage of … Continue reading Wind power generation increases in Azerbaijan

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Azerbaijan’s wind energy potential highlighted by publication of German BMWi

The article was prepared based on the interview of Simon Stefan, the director of the Berlin-based Alpha New Technology Services GmbH The Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) of Germany published the next issue of the publication “Foreign Markets Development” in September 2018. The September issue contains an article headlined “Wind Power for … Continue reading Azerbaijan’s wind energy potential highlighted by publication of German BMWi

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Azerbaijan inaugurated Yeni Yashma Wind Farm in Khizi

President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and first lady Mehriban Aliyeva have attended the inauguration of the 50 MV Yeni Yashma Wind Power Park, which is located between Yeni Yashma and Shurabad settlements in Khizi district. President Ilham Aliyev and first lady Mehriban Aliyeva cut the ribbon symbolizing the opening of the Wind … Continue reading Azerbaijan inaugurated Yeni Yashma Wind Farm in Khizi

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Wind energy increases in Azerbaijan

According to the State Agency for Alternative and Renewable Energy Sources of Azerbaijan, the country’s wind energy potential is 350 megawatts, 50 megawatts account for solar energy, and during the next few years it will be possible to reach the level of 20 megawatts in bioenergy. Azerbaijan’s power plants generated 13.5 billion kilowatt hours of … Continue reading Wind energy increases in Azerbaijan

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Azerbaijan to lure private investments to wind power plants

Azerbaijan’s State Agency for Alternative and Renewable Energy Sources will present documents to the Cabinet of Ministers in order to attract private investments in the construction of wind power plants in the country, the Agency’s Deputy Head Jamil Malikov told Trend. “As part of the strategic roadmap for the development of public services by 2020, … Continue reading Azerbaijan to lure private investments to wind power plants

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Wind energy in Azerbaijan: biggest wind farm of Caspian basin

Azerbaijan will build the biggest wind farm in the Caspian basin, Akim Badalov, the chair of the State Agency on Alternative and Renewable Energy Sources said. According to him, the project costs $300-330 mln. He noted that the Caspian Sea has potential for construction of wind power plants, APA reports. “Chinese, UAE and German companies … Continue reading Wind energy in Azerbaijan: biggest wind farm of Caspian basin

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Wind energy in Azerbaijan: Iran to build wind farm

MAPNA Group has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Azerbaijani government to construct a wind farm in Baku, Akbar Adibfar said in an interview with the Tasnim News Agency.   He added that the wind farm, which will produce 50 megawatts of electricity in its first phase, will be equipped with 2.5 MW … Continue reading Wind energy in Azerbaijan: Iran to build wind farm

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New wind power plant under test in Azerbaijan

State Agency on Alternative and Renewable Energy Sources conducts test trials on a new wind plant Yeni Yashma, the agency reported. “As of today, simultaneous testing of 18 of the total 20 turbines of the power plant is underway. After completion of the tests and their connection to the overall power grid, the station will … Continue reading New wind power plant under test in Azerbaijan

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Potential of renewable energy sources in Azerbaijan exceeds 12,000 megawatts

Wind energy accounts for 4,500 megawatts, biomass – 1,500 megawatts, geothermal energy – 800 megawatts, and the remaining 350 megawatts from small hydro power plants. Despite the fact, that solar power is most profitable in comparison with other alternative resources in Azerbaijan now, the difference between solar and wind energy is not drastic. Moreover, a … Continue reading Potential of renewable energy sources in Azerbaijan exceeds 12,000 megawatts

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IEA reviews energy policies of countries in Eastern Europe, the Caucasus and Central Asia

The International Energy Agency (IEA) released a review of energy policies in 11 countries of Eastern Europe, the Caucasus and Central Asia that play a significant role in world energy security.   Four of the countries – Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Azerbaijan and Uzbekistan – possess substantial oil and gas resources in the Caspian Sea, which offer … Continue reading IEA reviews energy policies of countries in Eastern Europe, the Caucasus and Central Asia

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Azerbaijan, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Tadzhikistan and Iran: 4 GW of Solar Power Plants to be Built

In the next 5 years, Azerbaijan, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Tadzhikistan and Iran will be in the spotlight of the largest international players of solar energy industry. On 16-17th of April 2015 Baku (Azerbaijan) will be hosting one of the key events in the field of solar energy – CISOLAR-2015 4th Inte.   According to the plans … Continue reading Azerbaijan, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Tadzhikistan and Iran: 4 GW of Solar Power Plants to be Built

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Renewable Energy potential exceeds 12,000 MW in Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan is not only a country with rich natural resources, but also a nation capable of taking advantages of alternative resources, such as solar power, wind energy, thermal energies.   The total capacity of alternative and renewable energy sources in Azerbaijan exceeds 12,000 megawatts, the Deputy Head of the Department of Investments and Strategic Development … Continue reading Renewable Energy potential exceeds 12,000 MW in Azerbaijan

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Azerbaijan to construct new wind farm

The construction of a wind farm is completed in the Yeni Yashma village. Oxu.Az reports with reference to APA-Economics that the statement came from the head of the State Agency for Alternative and Renewable Energy Akim Badalov speaking to journalists in the Caspian-European club reporters today. “At the moment we carry out the inspection work, … Continue reading Azerbaijan to construct new wind farm

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Azerbaijan to commission new wind power plants in 2014

Resource-rich Azerbaijan also has a wealth of favorable climates that can enlarge the energy sources of the country. Azerbaijan, which is turning from oil-based economy to the non-oil sector, is now developing alternative ways of power production. Some regions of the country are prospective in terms of developing wind and solar energy, the most common … Continue reading Azerbaijan to commission new wind power plants in 2014

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World Wind Energy Association establishes CIS Committee

WWEA members from several CIS countries have decided to create a special working group in order to intensify their cooperation on regional issues. Recently, the WWEA Board has approved the establishment of the WWEA CIS Committee. The leading wind energy experts from the CIS countries will concentrate their efforts, knowledge and experience to promote widespread … Continue reading World Wind Energy Association establishes CIS Committee

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