Macedonia: Construction of 55MEUR Wind Park “Bogdanci” begin, Siemens to supply 36MW turbines

, SEE Energy News

Macedonia power company ELEM will officially begin construction of wind park “Bogdanci” in Macedonia. This is the first project in Macedonia which will provide pure energy from renewable energy sources like wind as a motion power.

The company has signed a contract for delivery, transport, montage, launching and maintenance of 16 wind generators with Siemens Wind from Denmark in Consortium with Greek Siemens AS.

Part of assets for this project is provided from the credit of German KfW Bank. Estimated value of the project amounts 55,5 million EUR. KfW Bank will provide 32,9 million credit and AD ELEM will provide the rest 22,6 million from its own assets.

Installed capacity of every turbine is 2,3 MW, the height of the pile is 84m and diameter propeller is 93m. Windmill installation will provide total installed power of 36,8 MW.

Location gives a possibility of setting the additional wind turbines that would complete this wind park with installed capacity of 50 MW.