Kuzminskaya WPP of Rosatom began to supply electricity to the Russian energy system

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AK&M 05 June 2023 16:57

Kuzminskaya WPP of Rosatom in the Stavropol Territory began to supply electricity to the Russian energy system. This was reported by Rosatom.

The plant has an installed capacity of 160 MW and consists of 64 wind power plants. The degree of localization of the facility's equipment, confirmed by the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation, was 68%.

"Kuzminskaya wind farm is our eighth wind farm in the south of Russia, and the sixth in the Stavropol Territory. <...> The first 100 MW have already been delivered to the unified energy system of the country. <...> Kuzminskaya WPP is our first wind farm equipped with a new supply chain, taking into account the strengthening of the technological sovereignty of the wind energy industry," said Grigory Nazarov, CEO of NovaVind JSC, whose words are quoted in the message.

NovaVind JSC is a division of Rosatom, whose main task is to consolidate the efforts of the State Corporation in the advanced segments and technological platforms of the electric power industry. The company was founded in September 2017. The NovaVind circuit focuses on the management of all Rosatom's competencies in wind energy – from design and construction to power engineering and operation of wind farms. To date, NovaVind has commissioned 880 MW of wind power capacity. In total, by 2027 Rosatom will put into operation wind farms with a total capacity of about 1.7 GW.

The State Atomic Energy Corporation Rosatom is a multi–profile holding that combines assets in the energy, mechanical engineering, and construction sectors. Rosatom's activities also include the production of innovative nuclear and non-nuclear products, carbon-free electricity, the development of scientific and technological potential, the development of the Northern Sea Route and environmental projects. The state Corporation unites more than 350 enterprises and organizations.