Ministry of Energy: First large wind turbine installed in Uzbekistan
Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) -- The first large turbine with a capacity of 4.7 MW from Goldwind (China) was installed as part of the construction of a wind farm with a total capacity of 500 MW in Tamdinsky district of Navoi region, implemented by the Emirati company Masdar. The height of this wind turbine is 97 meters, and the length of each blade is 77 meters.
For information, a total of 111 more wind turbines will be installed as part of this project.
The first capacities of the wind farm will be put into operation by the end of this year and will become the largest wind farm in Central Asia.
After commissioning full capacity, the station will produce 1 billion 800 million kWh of electricity per year, which will save 540 million cubic meters of natural gas per year and prevent 720 thousand tons of harmful emissions into the atmosphere.