Serbia, Enlight to build 220 MW wind farm near Kovacica

, News Serbia Energy

The municipality of Kovacica has put for public debate the draft detailed regulation plan for the construction of Crepaja wind farm, a project developed by New Energy Solutions, a local subsidiary of Israeli Enlight Renewable Energy.

The wind farm should consist of 30 wind turbines with combined installed capacity of 220 MW. The project will also include the construction of 35 kV substation Crepaja and a transmission line connecting it to the electricity network.

In September 2017, Enlight Renewable Energy took over the project for the construction of 104.5 MW Kovacica wind farm. The total worth of the project is 189 million euros, loans will cover 142 million euros, while the rest will be provided by Enlight itself. In November same year, the company announced that it has signed an agreement with General Electric (GE) Renewable Energy on the delivery of 38 wind turbines. GE Renewable Energy will deliver 38 model 2.75-120 wind turbines, which are 110 meters high, ideal for mid-range winds in this part of Serbia. The two companies have also signed a 15-year full service agreement for Kovacica wind farm. The wind farm was officially commissioned in September 2019.