The largest solar power station in C Asia to be launched in Karaganda region
The power station can provide 10 cities like Saran with electricity.
The largest solar power station in Central Asia for 100 MW will emerge in the city of Saran, the Karaganda region. The region's Governor Yerlan Koshanov told at a briefing in the Central Communications Service, BNews.kz correspondent reports.
Its launch is scheduled for December 2018.
"The Central Asian largest solar power station for 100 MW will emerge in the northern region of the country, in the city of Saran, in December," said Yerlan Koshanov.
According to the Governor, the new solar power station can generate electricity for 10 cities like Saran.
"307 solar panels generating electricity for 10 cities like Saran will be on the territory of 160 ha," said Koshanov.
In addition, the region plans to develop one of the largest deposits of wolfram 'Northern Katpar'. According to the Governor, the region plans not only to produce ore but also to process and make its products.
"The head of state, during his visit to our region, paid special attention to the necessity to develop it. Literally a few days ago, we returned from China where we jointly with Samruk Kazyna signed basic conditions for the mega-project for US $700 million. It is about producing ore, as well as processing and making final products," said Yerlan Koshanov.