UAE plans to build wind farms in Armenia’s Gegharkunik province




The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is interested in building a wind farm in Armenia’s Gegharkunik province.

UAE representatives visited the region about two years ago to study the power and direction of the wind, Governor of Gegharkunik province Rafik Grigoryan told Public Radio of Armenia.

He said they last visited the province in December and will return in March with the final calculations.

“According to preliminary agreement, they plan to build a wind farm with a capacity of 70 MW,” the Governmor said. He said another wind farm could be built in the border village of Aghavnadzor.

Rafik Grigoryan added that “investors in solar energy projects are also interested in certain areas in Gegharkunik province.”

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