A bilateral meeting of Almassadam Satkaliyev, Chairman of the Board of “Samruk-Energy" JSC with Chen Jinxing, Chairman of the Board of "Datang" Corporation was held on July 5, 2017 in Astana.
An agreement on joint implementation of "Expansion of the first wind power plant up to 300 MW" Project was reached during the meeting. A framework agreement on cooperation providing for the acquisition of equity stake in “First Wind Power Plant” by Datang Corporation was signed.
The meetings of Chen Jinxing, Chairman of the Board of Datang Corporation with Askar Mamin, the First Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Kanat Bozumbayev, the Minister of Energy of the Republic of Kazakhstan were held on the same day. The possibility of investing in power projects were discussed during these meetings.
Chinese delegation visited 45 MW Ereymentau WPP on July 6, 2017. The wind park is located in the territory of Akmola region, 160 km. from Astana and occupies the territory of 60 hectares, representing a complex of 22 wind power plants, each of which is 2.05 MW. The maximum working wind speed for turbines is up to 25 m / s, the rotor blade diameter is 93 m, the tower height is 85 m. Electricity generated is supplied to the National Power Grid (NPG) of Kazakhstan.
29 specialists provide operation of the wind farm, 12 of them are residents of Ereymentau city. The project for construction of 45 MW Ereymentau WPP worth 18.9 bn. tenge was implemented in 2015 by “First Wind Power Plant” LLP with the support of “Samruk-Energy” JSC.
45 MW Ereymentau WPP makes a significant contribution to improving the power balance of Akmola region and environmental protection. Ereymentau WPP has generated 350 million kWh of electricity since the beginning of operation. The use of wind potential allows saving more than 100 thousand tons of coal annually.