ZAGREB (Croatia), November 24 (SeeNews) – Croatian-based rp Global CSE, part of Spanish-Austrian rp Global Group, has secured location permits for three wind parks in the Sibenik-Knin county, in Croatia's Dalmatia region, worth a combined 64 million euro ($95.5 million), Croatian media reported on Tuesday.
The state authorities have responded positively to the request of rp Global CSE to build one of the largest wind parks in Croatia which will produce electricity for the needs of 125,000 people, daily Vjesnik (www.vjesnik.com) reported in its online edition.
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Once the blueprint for the project is ready, the company will apply for the relevant building permits. If all goes to plan, construction should start in the autumn of next year, Vjesnik said.
The combined installed capacity of the wind parks - to be sited in the Velika Glava, Bubrig and Crni vrh locations, will be 90 megawatts (MW). A total of 21 wind turbines with a combined capacity of 43 MW wil be deployed during the first stage of the project, Vjesnik reported.
The planned annual output during the first phase is approximately 104 gigawatthours.
A 30/110 kilovolt (kV) substation and an 8-kilometre 100 kV overhead transmission line will also be built for purposes of the project, Vjesnik added.
RP Global CSE has been active in the Croatia since 2002 where it is also developing several hydro power projects, according to data from the group's website (www.rp-global.com).
The start of business development is planned in Seria, Bosnia, Montenegro, Macedonia and Albania in 2010 with focus on small hydro and wind power projects, rp Global also said on its website.
RP Global also has operations in Austria, Chile, France, Poland, Portugal and Spain.
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