CEZ to build the largest onshore wind park in Romania

27/05/2010 14:44 Renewable

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Wind power capacity in Romania will increase till the end of this year reaching 400 MW and by 2013 it will attain 2,000 MW, according to the national price regulator.

Romania is very attractive from the point of view of the investors due to wind power, an unexploited market and green certificate incentives which are very generous. According to the European Wind Energy Association, the EU state had installed 14 MW of wind power at the end of 2009. CEZ (Czech Power Company) is constructing in Romania the biggest wind onshore park in Europe. This is a two-phase project which will cost 1.1 billion euros. Spanish Iberdrola Renovables mentioned in a statement that by 2017 it will develop wind projects in Romania, this one becoming the largest wind energy market in the world.

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