UPI: Mongolia to tap wind power

Construction on Mongolia’s first wind farm is to start next month. The $100 million Salkhit — “windy mountain” — project, 40 miles southeast of Ulan Bator, Mongolia’s capital city, is expected to generate nearly 5 percent of Mongolia’s current electricity demands. Scheduled to be fully commissioned by the end of the year, Salkhit will be the third-largest power plant in the country and produce about 168.5 million kilowatt hours of electricity, while avoiding 185,500 tons of carbon emissions, said developer Mongolian investment firm Newcom Group. To read the full article, click hereMongolia to tap wind power

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