Renewable energy resources development to promote advanced technologies transfer to Kazakhstan - Samsung C&T President
ALMATY. 03.06.2010. KAZINFORM /Aigul Turysbekova/ "Renewable energy resources creation is one of the priority directions in Kazakhstan. In particular, wind power stations construction. Our company has great experience in this sphere and will be a reliable partner in this project", the Samsung C&T President said it yesterday in Almaty after signing a Memorandum of cooperation with the Kazakh Ministry of Industry and New Technologies. "We establish close interaction with the Ministry of Industry and New Technologies which actively assists in the project implementation. The issue regarding attraction of the local labor resources is under consideration. We think that this project implementation will promote advanced technologies transfer to Kazakhstan, the local specialists training and new jobs creation. We do not face any difficulties and risks", he noted. According to Vice Minister of Industry and New Technologies Duissenbai Turganov, this Memorandum in the sphere of renewable energy resources development provides construction of wind and solar power stations. "Within the framework of the agreement it is planned to construct a wind power station with a capacity of 950 MW and to the amount of USD 20.5 bln, which will be launched in 2016, and a solar power station with a capacity of 50 MW", D.Turganov emphasized.