29 Jun '15, 11am

Russia to sell wind power to North Korea - Windpower Monthly (subscription)

Russia to sell wind power to North Korea - Windpower Monthly (subscription)

RAO Energy System of East, the largest supplier of electricity and heating in the Russian far east, is to build wind farms on both sides of the Russian-North Korean border during the next two years. Four wind farms, totalling 40MW, will be built. Two will be in the territory of the Russian Primorye region, to the north of the border with North Korea, and two others inside North Korea in the Rason trade and economic zone, said Alex Kaplun, RAO’s deputy head of department of strategy and investments. The wind farms are expected to be officially commissioned in 2016 or 2017. All the energy generated by the wind farms will be supplied to to North Korea, with the possibility of further exports to South Korea and Japan. This is the first time that power will be regularly exported from Russia to North Korea. According to Anatoly Kopylov, head of the supervisory board of the Russi...

Full article: http://www.windpowermonthly.com/article/1353670/russia-se...

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