2017-11-24
http://w3.windfair.net/wind-energy/pr/26153-russia-vestas-blades-plant

News Release from Russian Association of Windpower Industry (RAWI)


The first production of components for wind power plants in Russia will be located in Ulyanovsk region

The head of the region Sergey Morozov, general director of Ulyanovsk Region Development Corporation Sergey Vasin and representatives of the Danish company Vestas Wind Systems A / S (member of RAWI) Mr. Tommy Rabek Nielsen and Mr. David Rowen have signed an agreement on investment in construction of a plant for production of blades for wind turbines in Ulyanovsk region.

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The agreement was signed during “Investor demands-Governmental actions” conference.

The project comprises creation of the production of components for wind turbines, namely blades for wind turbines, ” with the prospect of further expansion.

Quote of Mr. Morozov: "Fortum and RUSNANO have chosen Vestas as supplier of turbines for wind power plants in Russia. It will be large-scale cooperation, including construction of new wind farms in the region already using components that will be produced in the industrial aerospace cluster inthe Ulyanovsk region."

Quote of Mr. Vasin: "Vestas is also planning to launch training programmes to facilitate the skill and knowledge transfer necessary to setup local production. The programmes will be developed together with Ulyanovsk educational institutions."

It is to be reminded that ?? 2017 on the basis of the Ulyanovsk nanotechnology center (member of RAWI) there was opened the first department  “Wind power systems and complexes” in Ulyanovsk State Technical University, as well as the basic department “Technology of wind power”. In September 2017 they have started training future specialists in wind power.

Source:
RAWI
Author:
Press Office
Link:
rawi.ru
Keywords:
Russia, Vestas, blades, plant





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