A memorandum on cooperation was signed between “Samruk-Energy” JSC and Datang Corporation in Astana in the course of Kazakhstan-Chinese Business Council with a view to joint expansion of the wind park in the vicinity of Ereymentau city including an increase in capacity of the power plant from 45 to 300 MW.
The Chinese Datang Corporation is one of the five largest state power generation groups with a capitalization of 107 bln. USD. The total installed capacity exceeds 120 GW. The corporation has been on the Fortune Global 500 list since 2010.
Since 2015, the volume of clean energy production at Ereymentau WPP has exceeded 320 million kWh, which prevented the release of 300 thousand tons of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere. In 2016, the share of clean electricity produced without burning coal and gas reached 15,7%, or 3.6 bln.kWh in the total production of the group of companies.