New Energy Solutions to build 220MW wind farm near Kovacica

The renewable energy management consultancy New Energy Solutions, based in Serbia, plans to build a 220MW wind farm in Kovacica, a document posted on the website of the Kovacica municipality showed on Monday.

The wind farm will consist of 31 turbines with a capacity of 7 MW each plus a power substance, the detailed regulation plan of the project showed.

The area where the construction of the wind farm is planned to take place is located outside the designated construction area near Kovacica and consists of agricultural land with a canal network for irrigation of agricultural land and a network of rural roads.

The plan also stipulates the construction of a network of public roads and water management areas, a canal network for land reclamation with a belt for the canal maintenance, as well as line infrastructure facilities.

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New Energy Solutions opened a 104.5 MW wind farm in the municipality in northern Serbia in September 2019 following an investment of 190 million euro. The wind farm features 38 General Electric 2.75-120 type wind turbines and is capable of satisfying the energy needs of about 68,000 households.

In 2012, Electrawinds K-Wind started developing the Kovacica wind farm with permitting and development outsourced through New Energy Solutions.

Israel’s Enlight Renewable Energy acquired the project in 2016, and in September 2017, it said it intended to invest 189 million euro, with New Energy Solutions remaining project developer.

New Energy Solutions is entirely owned by Cyprus-based company Drylake Limited, according to data from the Business Registers Agency.

(eKapija, 30.05.2020)

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