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Eni to develop its first large-scale wind farm in Kazakhstan

Eni has taken the Final Investment Decision to build, develop and operate the Badamsha plant, a 50 MW wind farm located North West of Kazakhstan. This project represents the first large scale investment in wind technology for the Company. The construction works of the plant, which is located in the Aktobe Oblast, will start in … Continue reading Eni to develop its first large-scale wind farm in Kazakhstan

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Kazakhstan to launch auction on purchase of renewable energy

Kazakhstan has long been showing interest in generating energy from renewable sources. The first bidding of the international auction for the purchase of energy received from renewable and alternative sources will be held in May this year. This was announced at a press conference by Kazakh Deputy Minister of Energy Gani Sadibekov, Kazinform reported. “We … Continue reading Kazakhstan to launch auction on purchase of renewable energy

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First order in Kazakhstan strengthens Vestas’ global reach

Underlining Vestas’ ability to deliver competitive wind energy solutions in all parts of the world, Central Asian power-energy company CAPEC Green Energy LLP, a main player on Kazakhstan’s renewable energy market, has ordered 52 MW of V112-3.45 MW turbines for the Astana wind project. The turbines will be delivered in both 3.3 MW load optimised … Continue reading First order in Kazakhstan strengthens Vestas’ global reach

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Goldwind will build wind farms in Almaty, Kazakhstan

Chinese Xinjiang Goldwind Science and Technology, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of wind turbines, will build wind farms in Almaty, Kazakhstan. The Chinese company will build two units with a capacity of 5 million watts based on wind energy in 2018, Kazinform reports. “Goldwind received an order from the Kazakh side and signed an … Continue reading Goldwind will build wind farms in Almaty, Kazakhstan

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Wind energy in Kazakhstan: Goldwind wind turbines for a wind farm

Goldwind Science and Technology, based in Northwest China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, recently received an order for a wind power plant from Kazakhstan, domestic news site stcn.com reported Tuesday. Goldwind signed an agreement with CITIC Construction to deliver two wind power generation units for a 5-million-watt wind project in Almaty, Kazakhstan in 2018, it said. … Continue reading Wind energy in Kazakhstan: Goldwind wind turbines for a wind farm

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EBRD unlocks extra funds for Kazakhstan renewable energy

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has announced that a new funding allocation of up to US$110 million has been made available to help pay for the construction and operation of renewable energy projects in Kazakhstan. The money will be provided from the United Nations’ Green Climate Fund (GCF), which was established in … Continue reading EBRD unlocks extra funds for Kazakhstan renewable energy

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Kazakhstan first wind farm

The first wind power plant in Central Asia is set to kick off by the end of this year in Aktobe, Kazakhstan, according to a memorandum signed in July between the region’s governor Berdybek Saparbayev and Mikhail Pauls, the director of LLP United Energies Aktobe.   “According to our plan, construction will last about three … Continue reading Kazakhstan first wind farm

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Chinese company looks to invest in Kazakhstan wind power

The president of China’s SANY Group has told a Kazakh news agency his company plans to invest in Kazakhstan’s wind power industry. Kazakhstan, a country more usually associated with oil, has a programme to boost the contribution of renewable resources towards the nation’s energy needs and will be showcasing its development of such resources at … Continue reading Chinese company looks to invest in Kazakhstan wind power

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EBRD providing €200 million for renewable energy sector in Kazakhstan

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) Board of Directors has approved a financing framework of up to €200 million which will be used to finance primarily private renewable energy projects in Kazakhstan with a total generating capacity of 300 MW within the next five years, the Bank said on December 16. Such projects … Continue reading EBRD providing €200 million for renewable energy sector in Kazakhstan

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Wind energy in Kazakhstan: wind farm in Mangistau region

Kazakhstan plans to commission 106 facilities generating energy from renewable energy sources by late 2020, the country’s Energy Ministry told Trend. The total capacity of these facilities will be 3054.55 megawatts. The country will commission 28 solar power plants with the capacity of 713.5 megawatts in Almaty, Zhambyl, Atyrau, Karaganda, Kyzylorda, South Kazakhstan and Mangistau … Continue reading Wind energy in Kazakhstan: wind farm in Mangistau region

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Iran to build 50 MW wind farm in Kazakhstan

Iran has signed an agreement with Kazakhstan towards building a 50-megawatt wind power plant in the west of Kazakhstan on the Caspian Sea coast within 18 months, a report said. The agreement with signed between Iran’s Power and Water Equipment and Services Export Company (SUNIR) and Eurasia Invest Group in Tehran, Iran Daily reported, citing … Continue reading Iran to build 50 MW wind farm in Kazakhstan

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Kazakhstan’s energy consumption to double by 2035

The International Energy Agency forecasts the energy consumption of Kazakhstan to double by 2035, Tomasz Telma, Regional Director of the International Finance Corporation for Europe and Central Asia, said at a seminar on the application of best international practices to the development of renewable energy projects in Kazakhstan last week.   Kazakhstan is among 10 … Continue reading Kazakhstan’s energy consumption to double by 2035

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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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Kazakhstan starts solar power plant

In spite of the northern longitude of the geographical location of Kazakhstan, the country’s solar energy resources are stable and favorable, according to officials. Concentrated solar thermal power is particularly well-suited to this country, which has one of the highest per capita solar insolation. Kazakhstan, which is rich in natural resources—particularly oil, natural gas, and … Continue reading Kazakhstan starts solar power plant

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Wind power in Kazakhstan: new wind farm with 16 wind turbines

A new wind farm with 16 wind turbines and generating 78MW of power will be built in the Tainty Ulan district of East Kazakhstan this year.     All the necessary documentation of the $50 million project is ready, and a private investor has been determined, according to head of the regional Department of Energy … Continue reading Wind power in Kazakhstan: new wind farm with 16 wind turbines

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Kazakhstan starts construction of solar power plant

Construction of solar power plant started in Kazakhstan’s Kyzylorda region, the press service of the regional authorities said. The solar power plant will be launched in 2016. Its capacity is expected to hit 50 MW. The construction work will be carried by Bas energy company. The investment will reach 65 million tenge (185.05 tenge = … Continue reading Kazakhstan starts construction of solar power plant

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Wind energy in Kazakhstan: Chinese Company to Build a Wind Farm in Zhambyl Region

Negotiations took place between Akim (Governor) of the Zhambyl region Karim Kokrekbaev and Chairman of the People’s Government of Shaanxi Province of China Lou Qinjian.     The Zhambyl News information agency stated, “Cooperation is identified in the field of energy efficiency and renewable energy, which is aimed at the realisation of a joint project, … Continue reading Wind energy in Kazakhstan: Chinese Company to Build a Wind Farm in Zhambyl Region

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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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EBRD to support Yereymentau wind farm in Kazakhstan

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has agreed to provide financing for the 50MW wind farm in Yereymentau, Kazakhstan.       The bank will provide a €59.2m loan to Wind Power Yereymentau, a special-purpose vehicle incorporated in Kazakhstan. About €18m of concessional financing will be provided by the Clean Technology Fund (CTF). … Continue reading EBRD to support Yereymentau wind farm in Kazakhstan

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Solar power plant to be built in Kazakhstan

Solar power plant worth 55 million euros ($70.537 million) will be built in Kazakh capital Astana, Kazinform reported.   The announcement was made by the managing director of the Directorate for the implementation of the International specialized exhibition EXPO-2017 Mukhtar Gazizov at the first meeting of international exhibitors of EXPO-2017 in Astana on Oct. 22. … Continue reading Solar power plant to be built in Kazakhstan

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