In June in the village of Sandy introduced two Vensys-62 wind turbines with a capacity of 1.2 MW. The plants have a horizontal type rotor with three blades. The overall frequency of rotation of the rotor 9 … 19 rev / min. Gear ratio — 34. Mast height is 69 meters.
By October of this year to set up and connect an additional 11 wind turbines Vestas-90 with a capacity of 3 MW. Thus, in early 2012, will be commissioned in 13 plants with total capacity of 35.4 MW.
Until the end of 2013, the total wind power capacity of 300 MW, with an annual energy consumption of the republic of 150 MW can provide a reserve supply of electricity and sell its surplus in the wholesale market.
Primary funding for the construction of the wind farm, which has the status of a particularly important investment project is implemented by Falkon Capital as and German bank Landesbank Berlin. The fund of the federal target program "South of Russia" period (2008-2012). Allocated funds for the construction of infrastructure (access roads, areas for mobile cranes, etc.). Also used funds from the national budget.
Construction of a wind farm is a joint project Falkon Capital as and the Republic of Kalmykia.