Russia, Kazakhstan plan to develop renewable energy industry

September 28. RIA Novosti

Russia, Kazakhstan plan to develop renewable energy industryRussia’s largest hydropower company RusHydro has signed a memorandum of cooperation on building renewable energy enterprises in the Jambyl region in southern Kazakhstan with the regional government.

RusHydro will take part in designing, building, launch and management of hydro and wind power plants. The company is eager to share its experience and technologies for development of the renewable energy industry in the region.

RusHydro also plans to sign agreements with other regions of Kazakhstan, because the country has considerable potential in the sphere of small hydroelectric engineering, RusHydro said.

“The company could build small hydro power plants in the Almaty region,” the firm said.