The Government of the Far East Sakhalin Region and the Nova Wind Company of Rosatom State Nuclear Energy Corporation have signed an agreement for cooperation in wind farm construction projects.
The document was signed by the head of the Sakhalin Provincial Government Alexei Bilyak and the CEO of Novawind JSC Alexander Korchagin.
The agreement focuses on a feasibility study for the construction of wind power generation facilities in the Sakhalin district and preliminary measures for the construction of wind farms with a total capacity of 200 MW, to be commissioned in 2024.
Alexander Korchagin, CEO of Nova Wind, said: “Sakhalin represents an interesting new region for us due to its features related to the implementation of wind power projects. The construction of wind farms will also have a positive impact on the environment in Sakhalin. Regional sectors of industries As an additional incentive to development that focuses on managing and reducing carbon emissions. I hope our cooperation will be successful and contribute strongly to the region’s reaching carbon neutrality.”
The head of the Sakhalin regional government, Alexei Bilyk, said: “Russian President Vladimir Putin directed a reduction in carbon emissions. To achieve this, it is necessary to increase the share of energy generated from renewable sources such as wind power. Sakhalin region has its It is also important to increase the reliability of electricity services provided to sectors of the population and economy in the region. The electricity network on the island of Sakhalin is isolated from the mainland, and when a production failure occurs, we draw energy from abroad Can’t rely on supply, so we focus on diversifying energy sources.”
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