BEIJING, Dec. 6 (Xinhua) -- China’s energy construction company Sinomec signed an agreement with the government of the Russian Republic of Karelia on November 28 on building a wind power generating plant in the region.
The agreement, involving the construction of an offshore 60 MW wind power station, was signed by the head of the republic Alexander Khudilainen and senior vice president of Sinomec Li Yang.
The project is estimated at 9 billion rubles (about 138.5 million U.S. dollars), while more than 60 percent of the equipments involved in the project will come from Russia. More than 200 jobs will be created during construction of the project while 30 jobs will be created when the project enters operation.
The wind farm with a capacity of 60 MW is planned to be built in the Kemsky region during 2017 to 2020. (By Yang Qi, firstname.lastname@example.org)