In 3Q 2017, company launched a construction of a wind power plant with a total capacity of 0.9 MW in arctic port Tiksi. The pilot operation of the wind turbines started in 2018. At this stage, the wind farm operates in parallel with the existing diesel power plant (DPP). It supplies electricity to the village with a population of 4,600 people. In 2019, a new diesel power plant and a system of power storage will be commissioned.
Wind turbines key figures:
|Total installed capacity||900 kW|
|Tower height||41.5 m|
|Rotor diameter||33 m|
|Minimum wind speed||3 mps|
|Maximum wind speed||25 mps|
|Survival speed||70 mps|
Wind turbines are designed to work in a cold climate conditions.
The main characteristics of an isolated power district Tiksi
|Power demand max||5320 KW|
|Power demand min||990 kW|
|DPP total installed capacity||9,6 MW|
|The economy of diesel fuel after implementation of RES project (forcast)||534 tonnes per annum|