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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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Solar Energy in Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan has adopted a new feed-in tariff last month. The EBRD has worked with the Ministry of Industry and New Technologies and the Ministry of Environmental Protection to help develop various aspects of the new legislation. The tariff is set at 34,61 tenge/kWh (approx. 14 eurocents), and will be fully indexed/adjusted for inflation annually.  The … Continue reading Solar Energy in Kazakhstan

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A 50MW wind farm in Kazakhstan has applied for a €54m ($72.2m) loan from the EBRD

The development, one of the country’s first big wind power projects, is part of a 300MW wind farm in the northern region of Yereymentau. A 50MW wind farm in Kazakhstan has applied for a €54m ($72.2m) loan from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development. The funding – which is subject to a final review … Continue reading A 50MW wind farm in Kazakhstan has applied for a €54m ($72.2m) loan from the EBRD

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Kazakhstan starts construction of first wind farm

Kazakhstan has started the construction of the first wind farm in Yereimentau. President NursultanNazarbayev inaugurated the construction in a national teleconference on July 2. The capacity of the wind farm will be equal to 45 megawatts which is likely to reach to 300 megawatts in the future. This is sufficient right now for providing some … Continue reading Kazakhstan starts construction of first wind farm

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Qatar Solar Energy secures silicon supply with Kazakhstan energy company

Qatar Solar Energy (QSE) has signed an agreement with Kazakhstan-based energy company Kazatomprom for the supply of solar grade silicon, which will accelerate Qatar’s renewable energy production.   In line with the deal, Kazatomprom will supply QSE with the silicon, a raw material used to make solar panels, at what the Qatari company has described … Continue reading Qatar Solar Energy secures silicon supply with Kazakhstan energy company

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German Ecap Solution to build five solar power plants in Kazakhstan

German Ecap Solution will build five solar power plants in Kazakh’s Zhambyl region in 2014- 2016, the regional authorities’ web site reported on Jan. 22. The investor plans to start construction of one solar power plant in the region’s Zhualynskiy area in 2014 and launch it in 2015, other three solar power plant will be … Continue reading German Ecap Solution to build five solar power plants in Kazakhstan

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