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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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EBRD considers financing first major wind farm in Kazakhstan

EBRD First Vice President Phil Bennett has reaffirmed the Bank’s support for the National Green Growth Plan announced by the government of Kazakhstan during his first visit to Kazakhstan for the Bank. During meetings with members of the Kazakh government and business community, Mr Bennett stressed that the EBRD remains committed to the country’s sustainable … Continue reading EBRD considers financing first major wind farm in Kazakhstan

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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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China to fund $100m Kazakhstan wind farm

China is set to fund the construction of the Pavlodar Oblast $100m wind farm in Kazakhstan. According to Tengri News, the 50MW plant will be built 100km from Ekibastuz. The local press service of Pavlodar Oblast said a memorandum of understanding between the Pavlodar Social-Entrepreneurship Corporation and vice president of China Development Bank Li Jiping … Continue reading China to fund $100m Kazakhstan wind farm

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Kazakhstan to launch biggest solar power plant

The project of solar power station was presented on May 1 in Zhanakorgan region of Kyzylorda oblast, KazTAG reports citing the press-service of oblast administration. According to the press-service, the power station with an average annual generation capacity of 65 million kWh will become the biggest solar pant in Kazakhstan. The project is estimated at … Continue reading Kazakhstan to launch biggest solar power plant

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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, … Continue reading Kazakhstan to build first wind energy plant

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Time for closer cooperation of the wind energy sector in the CIS countries

CISWIND2013 International Conference & Exhibition “Wind power in the CIS and Eastern Europe” “Time for closer cooperation of the wind sector in the CIS countries” The key event in the wind energy industries of the CIS and Eastern Europe countries CISWIND2013 “Wind power in the CIS and Eastern Europe” took place on 28-29 March 2013 … Continue reading Time for closer cooperation of the wind energy sector in the CIS countries

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Kazakhstan to get 34 green power stations by 2020

34 renewable energy sources (RES) power generation projects will be launched in Kazakhstan by 2020. They will include wind, hydro and solar power stations, Tengrinews.kz reports citing the information published on the website of Kazakhstan Ministry of Industry and New Technologies. The aggregated capacity of the green power stations will make 1,362.34 MW. Most of … Continue reading Kazakhstan to get 34 green power stations by 2020

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Kazakhstan’s potential wind energy exceeds its annual electricity consumption by 10-fold

Kazakhstan’s potential wind power exceeds its annual electricity consumption by 10-fold, Tengri News reported February 20. Kazakhstan typically burns coal to generate electricity because it has a 200- to 300-year supply, Gennady Doroshin, an advisor to a UNDP/Global Environment Facility programme on energy efficiency, told Tengri News, but the country is looking for cleaner alternatives. … Continue reading Kazakhstan’s potential wind energy exceeds its annual electricity consumption by 10-fold

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Kazakhstan to finance installation of wind energy

Kazakhstan will finance installation of wind power stations by farmers, Tengrinews.kz reports citing Vice-PM and Minister of Industry and New Technologies Asset Issekeshev as saying at the government meeting. “We believe that a good economic and social effect can be reached if citizens start independently using renewable energy sources. In particular, the individuals who have … Continue reading Kazakhstan to finance installation of wind energy

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