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51 MW Kalmykia wind farm project in Russia on positive course to realisation

  • FWT to supply 20 x FWT 2500 wind turbines to Kalmykia wind energy project with a nominal capacity of 2.55 MW 

  • Delivery scheduled to start by end of 2016, start of commercial operation scheduled for 2017

  • Corporate Energies company, Energy Competence Centre (ECC), assigned as owner's engineer

05 July 2016, Berlin | Recently ALTEN Ltd. confirmed that it placed a binding order with the German manufacturer FWT for the 51 MW wind farm to be erected in the Republic of Kalmykia in southern part of the Russian Federation. The Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) contract for the turnkey realisation of the Kalmykia onshore wind farm project "Priyutnenskaya VES 51 MW" comprises engineering, supply and installation of FWT 2500 wind turbines of the German manufacturer FWT with a nominal capacity of 2.55 MW. Delivery of the wind turbines is scheduled to start by end of 2016, whilst commissioning is expected in the first half of 2017.

Acting as the owner's engineer, Corporate Energies company, Energy Competence Centre, performs independent third party consultancy and supervision for the construction and completion process of the wind farm Priyutnenskaya near Elista, Republic of Kalmykia, including review of design, risk assessment, contract management, supervision of the transport, civil works, installation, commissioning and hand-over process.

Kalmykia wind farm Project "Priyutnenskaya VES 51 MW" is the first private investment wind farm of industrial scale in Russian Federation to be built. 51 MW wind farm is the first phase of a project with a total capacity of 300 MW. After its completion, Priyutnenskaya wind farm will be the largest in the Russian Federation and therefore has a strong lighthouse charater for wind energy development in the country.

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About Energy Competence Centre (ECC)

Energy Competence Centre GmbH (ECC) is a 100 % subsidiary company of Corporate Energies Group, providing technical and consulting services to investors, building contractors, project developers, and operators of renewable energy power plants.

With its headquarter in Berlin as well as branches in several countries in Europe and overseas, ECC is maintaining excellent network and strategic partnerships with companies in Romania, Bulgaria, Philippines, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, Brazil, Honduras, Azerbaijan and Russia.

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