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Wind energy in Russia, NovaWind started the Marchenkovskaya wind farm in Rostov

JSC NovaWind, which belongs to the Rosatom Corporation, has started the construction of the Marchenkovskaya wind farm in the Rostov region. The total capacity of the future wind power plant will be 120 MW. 48 wind turbines with a capacity of 2.5 MW each will be installed, and on average their annual production is expected … Continue reading Wind energy in Russia, NovaWind started the Marchenkovskaya wind farm in Rostov

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Wind energy in Russia, The Azov wind farm takes shape

The construction site of Russia’s Azov wind farm welcomes its first batch of wind turbines as the wind power plant is slated to go online by the end of 2020. Enel Green Power is ready to unleash the wind of sustainability on theRostov. The first batch of towers and nacelles – the fundamental building blocks of Russia’s Azov … Continue reading Wind energy in Russia, The Azov wind farm takes shape

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Covid-19 Did Not Stop Russia’s Largest Wind Farm

In September 2019, construction of a gigantic windmill park along the coast of the Kola peninsula north of Murmansk, Russia commenced. When finished, the park will consist of 57 windmills producing 750 gigawatt hours annually. Italian Enel and its subsidiary Enel Green Power are to construct the windmill park, and Bellona is advisor to the … Continue reading Covid-19 Did Not Stop Russia’s Largest Wind Farm

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Vestas secures 226 MW order for five wind energy projects in Russia

Vestas has received a 226 MW order for five wind energy projects in Russia from WEDF (Wind Energy Development Fund), a joint investment fund created on a parity basis by PJSC Fortum and JSC RUSNANO. With this fifth order from its framework agreement with RUSNANO and Fortum to supply wind energy solutions in Russia, Vestas … Continue reading Vestas secures 226 MW order for five wind energy projects in Russia

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Wind energy in Russia, Enercon wind turbines for wind farm

Start of second wind power subproject in Russia with 84 L100 LP2 wind turbines. First wind farm Adygea already commissioned with 60 L100 LP2 wind turbines. The Red Wind joint venture with the Russian wind energy company NovaWind came into being under the management of Lagerwey, and began installation of the second subproject at the … Continue reading Wind energy in Russia, Enercon wind turbines for wind farm

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Wind energy in Russia, NovaWind JSC has completed the 150MW Adygea wind farm

NovaWind has completed the 150 MW Adygea wind farm in Russia. The wind power project comprises 60 Lagerwey L100 2.5MW wind turbines, of which 65% of the components were produced locally. The first 32.5 MW phase featuring 13 wind turbines was finished in December last year. Adygea is the first completed wind farm by NovaWind … Continue reading Wind energy in Russia, NovaWind JSC has completed the 150MW Adygea wind farm

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Vestas secures 252 MW for three wind energy projects in Russia

Vestas has been awarded an order for 252 MW for three wind energy projects in Russia from WEDF (Wind Energy Development Fund), a joint investment fund created on a parity basis by PJSC Fortum and JSC RUSNANO. Located in the Kalmykiya and the Rostov region, the projects will comprise 60 V126-4.2 MW wind turbines. With … Continue reading Vestas secures 252 MW for three wind energy projects in Russia

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Wind power in Russia, Rosatom wind farm

The first Rosatom wind energy plant, ready to start generating electricity. The Russian nuclear power corporation Rosatom has finished building its first wind farm in the Russian Republic of Adygea in the Russian Caucasus, which is now ready to start generating electricity.The 150 megawatt Adigueya wind farm is ready to start work. This is the … Continue reading Wind power in Russia, Rosatom wind farm

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Wind energy in Russia, Fortum, Rusnano to go ahead with 50 MW wind farm

The Fortum-Rusnano wind power investment fund has announced it has taken the investment decision to launch a 50 MW wind farm project in the Russian region of Rostov. Fortum-Rusnano, a 50/50 partnership between Finnish utility Fortum Oyj (HEL:FORTUM) and Russian nanotechnology company Rusnano, won 1,823 MW of wind power capacity in Russia’s wind auctions held … Continue reading Wind energy in Russia, Fortum, Rusnano to go ahead with 50 MW wind farm

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Unexplored countries with high wind power potential: Russia, Somalia, Oman, Vietnam, Iceland and Kazakhstan

There is a lot of information available about the countries that have the highest installed capacity with wind power and how these countries increase their capacity every year. Think of countries like China, the United States, Germany, India or Spain. Information on countries with installed wind turbines capacity is available to the public, is very … Continue reading Unexplored countries with high wind power potential: Russia, Somalia, Oman, Vietnam, Iceland and Kazakhstan

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Unexplored countries with high potential for wind energy

A lot of information is available online on countries who have the most installed wind energy capacity and how these countries are increasing their capacity every year. Think of countries like China, the United States, Germany, India or Spain. Information on countries with the most installed wind energy capacity is publicly available, very numerous and … Continue reading Unexplored countries with high potential for wind energy

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Wind energy in Russia, Murmansk’s wind farm progressing

Earlier this month, the Enel Group, whose subsidiary is building a wind farm near Murmansk, was singled out for a particular honor by the Russian government. While President Vladimir Putin’s skeptical quips about renewable energy continue to make colorful headlines, he nonetheless awarded the Order of Friendship to Enel CEO Francesco Starace for introducing environmentally … Continue reading Wind energy in Russia, Murmansk’s wind farm progressing

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Wind energy in Russia: largest wind farm opens near Murmansk

The chill winds lashing the Arctic coasts near Murmansk will soon provide a new sort of warming effect – a wind farm that will be Russia’s largest, supplying as much as 750 gigawatts of electricity a year.  The Russian-Italian joint project – which will place 57 wind turbines on the coast of the Barents Sea … Continue reading Wind energy in Russia: largest wind farm opens near Murmansk

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Russia’s Putin says wind power harmful to birds and worms

Russia, a world-leading producer of fossil fuel, is lagging other countries in its development of renewable energy sources, such as solar and wind energy. Russian President Vladimir Putin questioned on Tuesday the use of wind power, saying wind turbines were harmful to birds and worms. Russia, a world-leading producer of fossil fuel, is lagging other … Continue reading Russia’s Putin says wind power harmful to birds and worms

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Enel in Russia awarded 71 MW of new wind energy capacity

Enel, through its subsidiary PJSC Enel Russia (“Enel Russia”) was awarded today a new wind power project of over 71 MW in the 2019 Russian government renewable energy tender. The Rodnikovsky wind farm will be located in the Stavropol region, with Enel Green Power (“EGP”), Enel’s global business line dedicated to renewable energy, being in … Continue reading Enel in Russia awarded 71 MW of new wind energy capacity

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Vestas and RUSNANO to explore further opportunities to increase wind energy in Russia

Vestas and RUSNANO signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) regarding localisation of equipment for the Russian sustainable energy market, including supply chain optimisation, local manufacturing of wind turbines and Vestas considering the possibility of using technology developed by RUSNANO portfolio companies. The MoU was signed in relation to St. Petersburg International Economic Forum and seeks … Continue reading Vestas and RUSNANO to explore further opportunities to increase wind energy in Russia

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Enel Green Power starts construction of 90 MW Azov wind farm, Group’s first renewable project in Russia

The Azov wind farm, which is also the Rostov region’s first-ever renewable project, is expected to enter into service in 2020. The wind power project is owned by Enel Russia, with Enel Green Power in charge of development and construction activities. The overall investment in this wind turbines plant amounts to approx. 132 million euros. … Continue reading Enel Green Power starts construction of 90 MW Azov wind farm, Group’s first renewable project in Russia

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Russia does not have a strong commitment to renewable energy compared to most countries

Russian hydropower company RusHydro has launched a wind power plant in Russia’s Arctic region. It’s far from a signal that fossil-fuel-hungry Russia is going green, but it’s a start. Russian company RusHydro has launched a 900-kilowatt (KW) wind power plant in the Arctic settlement of Tiksi in the Yakutia region in Russia’s Far East. Some … Continue reading Russia does not have a strong commitment to renewable energy compared to most countries

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Russia’s largest bank to back wind energy project near Murmansk

In a major advance for renewable energy in Russia, Sberbank, Moscow’s largest bank, has opened a $341 million dollar line of credit to build a 201 megawatt wind park in the Murmansk Region of the country’s Northwest. The project has been a long time in the coming. Talk of a wind park in Russia’s arctic … Continue reading Russia’s largest bank to back wind energy project near Murmansk

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New 99 MW order reinforces Vestas’ leading position in Russia’s growing wind energy industry

Vestas has secured an order for a 99 MW wind power project from a joint venture between Rusnano and Fortum. Located in the Rostov region, the wind farm will comprise 26 V126-3.45 MW wind turbines delivered in 3.8 MW Power Optimised Mode. The order is Vestas’ third order from its framework agreement with Rusnano and … Continue reading New 99 MW order reinforces Vestas’ leading position in Russia’s growing wind energy industry

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