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Progress in Murmansk wind park plans

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The land areas for the planned 200 MWH wind park in the Kola Peninsula have been approved by regional authorities. We are ready to support the development of untraditional renewable energy in the region, regional Governor Dmitry Dmitriyenko underlines.

The Dutch company Windlife Energy has secured approval for the land areas near Teriberka on the Barents Sea coast, company leader Paul Lokchis told regional media. The first phase of the projected wind park will have a capacity of 200 MWH.

-We are now preparing for project implementation, Mr. Lokchis said, Murman.ru reports.

In a meeting with the company management last week, regional Governor Dmitry Dmitriyenko highlighted the need for quick project implementation, saying that the project feasibility study should not be delayed.

-We need information about the price of the energy production, its application – will it be sold to a concreted consumer of in the wholesale energy market, he said.

-In any case we are already now ready to support the development of untraditional renewable energy in the region, Dmitriyenko underlined.