Irish company Island Renewable Energy will build a wind park in the Northern Bulgarian Suhindol municipality.
The project, which may be launched after, wind measurements and a feasibility study, involves a 90-megawatt wind farm with 30 wind turbines valued at EUR 130 M. The investment is to be made by Island Bulgaria Ltd., a subsidiary of the Irish company.
The new wind power park will cover an area 50 decares and is expected to be operational in 2014. Its construction will secure temporary jobs for 50 people and 10 more jobs will be created after it is ready, according to Darik Finance.
Plamen Chernev, Mayor of Suhindol, commented before the Bulgarian Telegraph Agency that there is an option for a solar park to be added to the turbines.