Rosatom's NovaWind gets building permit for 60-MW wind project in Russia

A Rosatom/NovaWind wind farm. Image by NovaWind (

February 2 (Renewables Now) - Russian wind energy developer VetroSGC-2 has secured a construction permit to launch the 60-MW Medvezhenskaya wind farm project in Stavropol Krai, a region in southern Russia.

The company is part of NovaWind JSC, the wind power division of Russian nuclear energy corporation Rosatom, which recently commissioned the 210-MW Kochubeyevskaya wind farm, the largest in the country.

The new wind farm will consist of 24 turbines each of 2.5 MW of capacity. Its design and construction plan met all technical, environmental and safety standards, including those related to epidemiological risks, according to NovaWind and Rosatom.

Medvezhenskaya is the latest project for NovaWind in Stavropol Krai. The company also has two other wind projects totalling some 180 MW under construction in the area.

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