A tender was announced for the design and construction of a wind power plant in the Leningrad region, Russia, The Voice of Renewables reported on July 30.
The capacity of the power plant, which will be located in the north-west of Russia, will amount to 68.4 MW. The tender is not going to be an open market, as only members of the Russian Wind Industry Association (RAWI) can take part in it. By doing so, the tender organizers intend to “guarantee the applicants' competence”.
The deadline for applications is August 7, 2018. The total investment in the project is estimated at 7.59 billion rubles ($121 million), while the internal rate of return is expected to be 16.15%. Meanwhile, the type of turbines for the wind farm has not yet been selected, but it is known that only a producer operating in the Russian wind energy market can become the supplier, Renewables Now reports.