Nukus Wind Farm is a 100MW onshore wind power project. It is planned in Karakalpakstan, Uzbekistan. 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 a single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2022 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2024. 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 350,000MWh electricity and supply enough clean energy to power 120,000 households. The project is expected to offset 200,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is expected to be around $108m.
The project construction is expected to commence from 2022. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2024.
Power purchase agreement
The power generated from the project will be sold to JSC National Electric Networks of Uzbekistan under a power purchase agreement. The power will be sold at the rate of $0.026kWh for a period of 25 years. The capacity to be procured is 100MW.
Acwa Power is expected to perform operations and maintenance for the wind power project.
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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.