(MENAFN- Trend News Agency)
BAKU, Azerbaijan, June 3. The World Bank (WB)
has mapped the potential wind farm sites in the Azerbaijani sector
of the Caspian Sea, Principal Renewable Energy Specialist at the WB
Sean Whittaker said at the 27th Baku Energy Forum, Trend reports.
'The map reflects wind speed data, electricity production
forecasts, transport possibilities, and a number of other
criteria,' he said.
The WB representative stressed the Bank's plans for
modernization of the infrastructure, the introduction of advanced
international experience, as well as on attracting finance.
Whittaker noted that the capacity of Azerbaijan's wind energy
generation is estimated at 157 GW.
'Designing, installing and commissioning wind farms is a pretty
complicated process, however, the roadmap provides the necessary
measures to implement the offshore wind energy potential,' he
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