Fortum starts a 35 MW wind farm project in Russia

FORTUM CORPORATION PRESS RELEASE 23 December 2015Fortum is starting a wind farm project in Ulyanovsk, Russia with a total capacity of 35 MW. The value of the investment is approximately EUR 65 million. The wind farm is expected to start production in 2017, serving the city of Ulyanovsk, which is located 680 km south-east of Moscow and has 620,000 residents.“Low-emission production has been a key part of Fortum’s strategy for a long time. One of our key targets globally is to increase investments in renewables, above all, hydro, solar and wind power, ” says Alexander Chuvaev, Executive Vice President for Fortum’s Russia segment.Fortum Corporation
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