Shelek Wind Farm is a 300MW onshore wind power project. It is planned in Almaty, Kazakhstan. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently at the partially active stage. It will be developed in multiple phases. The project construction is likely to commence in 2019 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in September 2022. Buy the profile here.


The project is being developed by Power Construction Corporation of China. Power Construction Corporation of China, Samruk-Energy and Zenith Global are currently owning the project.

The project cost is expected to be around $688.09m.

Development status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2019. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by September 2022.

Contractors involved

Shelek Wind Farm (Shelek I) will be equipped with Xinjiang Goldwind Science & Technology GW130-2.5MW turbines. The phase consists of 24 turbines with 2.5MW nameplate capacity.

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About Power Construction Corporation of China

Power Construction Corporation of China (PowerChina) is a state-owned construction company. It provides contracting, survey, and design services for water conservation, wind power, thermal power, hydropower projects, and power and infrastructure projects. PowerChina also manufactures power station auxiliary equipment and metal component products. PowerChina offers engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) services to hydropower, waterworks, thermal power, energy, and transmission and distribution projects. PowerChina’s brands include Hydrochina, Sepco III, Hypec, and Sinohydro. The company carries out real estate, investment, and finance businesses, and provides operations and maintenance (O&M) services. The company executes construction projects in the Asia Pacific, Middle East, Africa, the Americas, and Europe. PowerChina is headquartered in Beijing, China.


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