Kazakhstan's Renewable Energy Power Generation Is Expected to Grow by 9.4% in 2021

PVTIME - According to a report released yesterday by the Kazakhstan Ministry of Energy, Kazakhstan plans to generate 3.5 billion kWh of renewable energy in 2021, which will be an increase of 9.4% year-on-year, and account for up to 3.3% of the nation’s total power generation.

In 2021, it is estimated that 23 renewable energy facilities with a total installed capacity of 391 MW will be put into operation. Among them, there will be 12 wind power stations, 6 hydropower stations, and 5 solar power stations.

In 2020, 115 renewable energy facilities were operational, which is a year-on-year increase of 27.8%. Kazakhstan's renewable energy power generation capacity for the year was 3.2 billion kWh, a year-on-year increase of 32.2%. Of the renewable energy facilities in operations, 29 are wind power stations, 43 are solar power stations, 38 are hydropower stations, and 5 are biomass power stations. The total installed capacity of these facilities is 1634.7 MW, which is an increase of 55.6% year-on-year.