Croatia, Slovenian Petrol commissioned its second wind farm in Croatia

, SEE Energy News

Slovenian energy group Petrol said that has commissioned its second wind farm in Croatia – a 30 MW Ljubac wind farm.

In late 2019, Petrol signed an agreement for the construction of Ljubac wind farm with German wind turbine manufacturer Nordex Group. Construction of the plant started in spring 2020. The wind farm is located in Knin municipality in southern Croatia and consist of nine wind turbines. Its estimated annual electricity generation is 96 GWh, enough to meet the demand of around 20,000 households.

This is Petrol’s first project in the field of wind energy production carried out without financial support or subsidies.

In 2017, Petrol commissioned its first wind farm near Sibenik, with power output of 20.7 MW.