The Mongolian Tsetsii Wind Farm has begun commercial operations


The Mongolian Tsetsii Wind Farm has begun commercial operations

wind farm begins operations

 
Clean Energy Asia, SB Energy of the SoftBank Group and Newcom have recently announced that their Tsetsii Wind Farm, located in the Gobi Desert in Mongolia, has begun commercial operations.
 
The 50MW project is composed of 25 wind turbines and has contributed to the national power policy goals of the country to increase the share of renewable energy to 20% by 2020.
 
Chairman & CEO of SoftBank Group Corp., Masayoshi Son said, “The SoftBank Group started renewable energy development in Mongolia to realize our multinational power grid plan called the Asia Super Grid, first announced in 2011. I’m very pleased that the commercial launch of the Tsetsii Wind Farm marks the first step for the SoftBank Group to establish a renewable energy business in Mongolia under the Asia Super Grid project, in addition to India and Japan.”
 
Representative Director & CEO of SB Energy Corp., Shigeki Miwa, said, “This project represents the first stepping stone for renewable energy expansion in Mongolia and also for our Asian Super Grid project. With SB Energy’s knowhow in the Japan renewable energy market and our partner Newcom’s cooperation, we were able to complete our first successful project in Mongolia. We would like to thank all our partners for their contributions to enabling the safe start of operations, including our financial partners EBRD and JICA. SB Energy will continue to promote its renewable energy business by utilizing its knowhow from projects in Mongolia and Japan in order to contribute to the reduction of CO2 emissions and the increased adoption of renewable energy globally.”  

Posted By Sally on October 10, 2017 | 0 Comment

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