Enel Russia and Rostov region develop cooperation in the sphere of wind energy

Published on Thursday, 15 February 2018

“Enel Russia is one of our strategic partners in the implementation of an ambitious program of wind energy development in the region. This is a new sphere for the region development with a great investment potential. All conditions are provided for the construction of wind farms in the region”

– Vasily Golubev, the Governor of Rostov region

Enel Russia’s project on the wind park construction in the Azov region (Azovskaya VES) has been already included in the list of priority investment projects of Rostov region, so called “the governor’s hundred projects”. The investments declared by the company in the contract amount to 132 mln euro.

“We are very pleased that one of our investment projects which is aimed at development of wind generation, a new field for our company, will be implemented in Rostov region. This agreement underlines the key role and importance of this region for our company and represents a great opportunity of closer partnership and cooperation for successful implementation of our investment project”

– Carlo Palasciano Villamagna, General Director of PJSC “Enel Russia”

“Enel Russia is a strategic investor in wind park construction in the Azov region. Initially the project has been developed by German SOWITEC, which has done all preparatory work. As for now Enel Russia’s project is one of the most advanced and best prepared wind generation project in the region. It enters in active realization stage in 2018”

– Igor Burakov, the General Director of the Agency for investment development of Rostov region

Siemens Gamesa will be in charge of equipment localisation for the future Enel Russia’ wind park. The new wind park will be commissioned in 2020.

Background:

“Azovskaya VES”, being founded as a subsidiary of a German holding SOWITEC, now is owned by Enel Russia, Enel Group’s affiliate. PJSC Enel Russia operates the following power plants: Konakovskaya GRES, Nevinnomysskaya GRES, Sredneuralskaya GRES and Reftinskaya GRES. The company’s total gross installed electrical capacity is 9,428.7 MW (equivalent to 8,878.4 MW net installed capacity) and thermal capacity is 2.382 Gcal/h. In June 2017 PJSC “Enel Russia” has been awarded two wind projects, 201 MW and 90 MW respectively, within the framework of the Russian government tender for the construction of wind capacity in the country.