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ACWA Power installs 1st wind turbine for 500 MW Uzbekistan wind farm

The Bash Wind Farm will be completed in 2025. 

Saudi Arabia-based ACWA Power has installed the first wind turbine for its 500-megawatt (MW) Bash wind farm project, the largest wind turbine in Central Asia.

In a statement, ACWA Power said the wind turbine generator manufactured by Envision has a 6.5 MW capacity.

The project is expected to be completed in the first quarter of 2025.

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The Bash Wind Farm will include 79 wind turbine generators which are expected to produce over 1,650 gigawatt-hours of electricity annually and cur carbon dioxide emissions by 750 tonnes every year.

ACWA Power and the JSC Nationa Electric Grid of Uzbekistan signed a 25-year power purchase agreement for the project.

 

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