Enel Russia is allowed to start commercial operation of its first wind farm in Russia

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AK&M 04 May 2021 23:45

PJSC Enel Russia has been granted permission to put its first wind farm in Russia with an installed capacity of 90 MW (located in Azov, Rostov region) into commercial operation, the company informed.

On May 1, 2021, the Azovskaya wind power station (WPS) started supplying green energy to the wholesale electricity and capacity market (WECM). Besides, Enel Russia expects to receive a certificate of compliance with localization requirements within about one month, which will entitle the company to a 100% capacity fee.

In addition to the Azovskaya WPS, Enel Russia is implementing two more wind generation projects: the Kolskaya WPS (201 MW) in Murmansk region and the Rodnikovskaya WPS (71 MW) in Stavropol krai. Total investment in the three wind farms will reach about EUR 495 million.

PJSC Enel Russia is operating as part of Enel Group. The company's production facilities include three gas-fired power plants: Konakovskaya, Nevinnomysskaya and Sredneuralskaya state district power stations. The total installed electrical capacity of the power stations is 5,628.7 MW, the total installed heat capacity being 2,032 Gcal/h. Besides, Enel Russia is implementing three wind generation projects: Azovskaya wind power station (WPS) (90 MW), Kolskaya WPS (201 MW), Rodnikovskaya WPS (71 MW).

The authorized capital of PJSC Enel Russia is RUB 35,371,898,370. It consists of the same number of common shares with a face value of 1 ruble. Enel Russia's shareholding structure is as follows: Enel S.p.A. (56.43%), RDIF Investment Management-8 (5.54%), other minority shareholders (38.03%).