Khizi-Absheron Wind Power Plant is a 240.5MW onshore wind power project. It is planned in Absheron, Azerbaijan. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently at the under construction stage. It will be developed in multiple phases. The project construction is likely to commence in 2022 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2023. Buy the profile here.
The project is being developed and currently owned by Acwa Power. The company has a stake of 100%.
The project is expected to generate 1,000,000MWh electricity to offset 400,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is expected to be around $300m.
The project construction is expected to commence from 2022. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2023.
Power purchase agreement
The power generated from the project will be sold to AzerEnerji under a power purchase agreement.
Envision Energy will be the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The project consists of 37 units of EN171-6.5 turbines, each with 6.5MW nameplate capacity.
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About Acwa Power
Acwa Power Co (Acwa Power), formerly International Company for Water and Power Projects, is a developer, investor, and operator of power generation, renewable energy and desalinated water production plants. It supplies electricity and potable water to its customers in the region. It generates power through oil, gas, solar and wind technologies. Acwa Power also offers operation and maintenance services to power and water desalination industry through its subsidiary, the First National Operations & Maintenance Company. The company has operations across the Middle East, Africa and Asia. Acwa Power is headquartered in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.