Bulgaria: Wind park St. Nikola increased electricity production in 2020

, SEE Energy News

Bulgarian largest wind park Saint Nikola is located near the town of Kavarna on the Black Sea coast and it is owned and operated by AES Bulgaria. The Wind farm produced a total of 198,562 MWh of electricity in the first half of 2020, which is 28 % more compared to the same period last year.

The statement from the company said that this 156 MW wind farm the tenth year since the start of its commercial operations in March 2020. In the first ten years of its operation, the wind farm has produced over 3.2 million MWh of electricity and saved Bulgaria some 2.6 million tons of carbon dioxide emissions.

was built in 2009 and put into operation a year later. It has 52 wind turbines with power output of 3 MW each. The total investment in the project was 270 million euros, of which 198 million euros was provided by a bank consortium including the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), the International Financial Corporation (IFC) and UniCredit Bank.






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