Norwegian company to build wind power plant on Solovetsky Islands

Publish date: June 8, 2005

The Norwegian energy company Troms Kraft plans to build a wind power plant on the Solovetsky Islands in the White Sea, BarentsObserver reported. The company is developing an ecologically clean energy project for the Solovetsky Islands under the cooperation agreement between Russia's Arkhangelsk region and Norway's province of Tromsø signed in 2002.

-The estimated capacities of the power units should be enough to meet the electricity needs of the population and the burgeoning tourist industry on the Solovetsky Islands, an official at the Arkhangelsk region’s committee on international ties and tourism told Itar-Tass on Monday.

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