Saint Nikola is a 156MW onshore wind power project. It is located in Dobrich, Bulgaria. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in March 2010.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Onshore 156 156 Active Dobrich, Bulgaria AES GEO Energy


The project was developed by AES GEO Energy and is currently owned by The AES with a stake of 89%.

The electricitiy generated from the plant has offsetted 300,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is $364.4m.

The project has 105m high towers.

Development Status

The project is currently active. The project got commissioned in March 2010.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Natsionalna Elektricheska Kompania under a power purchase agreement for a period of 15 years. The contracted capacity is 156MW.

Contractors Involved

Vestas Wind Systems was selected as the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The company provided 52 units of V90-3.0 MW turbines, each with 3MW nameplate capacity.

The AES Bulgaria is the O&M contractor for the wind power project, commencing from the year 2010.


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