Head of State Nursultan Nazarbayev put on-stream the Burnoye solar power plant in Zhambyl region and the windmill farm in Mangistau region at the nationwide teleconference.
“The 100 MW solar farm in Zhambyl region is the joint Kazakh-British project. It is the largest solar power plant in the CIS. The EBRD has also lent its great support. This May the EBRD was awarded The Best Solar Deal Award for this unique solar farm. It means the EBRD having supported Kazakhstan has made the right choice that is highly evaluated by the competent world experts,” Samruk Kazyna United Green director general Nurlan Kapenov said addressing the Kazak Leader.
According to director genera of Redkometalnaya Kompaniya (Rare-metal Company) JV Yuri Yepishev, construction of the large windmill farm on the Mangyshlak peninsula started this summer. 24 modern turbines of Dutch Vestas are set to generate 12 million kWh of energy a month. It is the environmentally friendly wind energy. The facility will reach its full capacity next summer. (Kazinform/Business World Magazine)