- Published: 13 February 2006 13 February 2006
On February 8, 2006, the investment project for the construction of a wind-energy generation park of Ecosource Energy received a First Class Investment Certificate issued by InvestBulgaria Agency (IBA).
In accordance with the Investment Promotion Act. BGN 156 mln. (EUR 80 mln.) will be invested by the Bulgarian company Ecosource Energy in the construction of the first of its kind in Bulgaria wind-power generation park, which will be located at the ridge of the Balkan mountain, near Murgash peak. The Murgash Park will be situated on an area of 240 ha and will include 44 last-generation wind turbines. The facilities comply completely with the requirements of the EU regarding the environment safety and are completely noiseless. The capacity of each generator will be 2.3 MW, with a total capacity of the park of 100 MW. Twenty of the wind turbines, produced by the German company Enercon, will be installed during the first stage of the project, which will be completed at the end of 2006. The rest 24 turbines will be installed in the following two years. All generators will be 65 m high and with 71 m diameter of the runners.