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Energy Ministry: Over 9 months growth of renewable energy amounted to almost 80%

by November 5, 2016 Fun

“The cost of these facilities must be reduced. We have really good growth of renewable energy, only the first 9 months we have increased the electricity from renewable sources by 77%”, – said the minister.

According to him, the cost of renewable electricity facilities, the same solar cells will become cheaper, the cost of solar panels become cheaper by 60%.

“Last year we introduced 15 renewable energy facilities, we expect 9 more will be introduced. In general, more than 50 contracts have been concluded with the operator of financial settlement center – company KEGOC. After its commissioning the power set of the power plants will be about 1606 megawatts, that is significantly higher than the indicator of 3% by 2020”, – said the head of department.

The Minister noted that the government will encourage and support projects for the transition to renewable energy.

Source: Kazakhtan 2050