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10.08.2018

PUBLIC HEARING ON ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT OF SYVASHSKAYA WIND FARM IN CHAPLYNSKIY DISTRICT, KHERSON REGION

On 9 August 2018 SYVASHENEROPROM LLC, the developer of a new wind farm in Kherson region, conducted the public hearing in the village of Grygorivka, Chaplynskiy district, Kherson region to present potential environmental impacts of the proposed project. The public hearings were attended by residents of the Prisyvaska territorial community.

64 wind turbines are planned for installation on the project site. Syvashskaya wind farm is expected to generate about 913 million kWh of “green” electricity per year.

During his greeting address Alexander Bureiko, Chairman of the Chaplinsky District State Administration noted the importance of the project for the local community, “new wind farm will generate clean electricity, provide new jobs and account for a significant part of fiscal revenue to the local budgets. In turn, this will allow social and engineering infrastructures’ improvements”.

In his presentation, Chairman of the UWEA Board Andriy Konechenkov presented the advantages of wind energy technologies, their key role in combating climate change, and reported on the current state of the wind power industry in Ukraine and worldwide. Andriy Konechenkov welcomed the participants with the introduction of wind energy technologies in Chaplinsky district.

According to EIA Report the Sivashskaya wind plant will have no negative impacts on the environment and residents of the village of Grygorivka, near which it is planned to construct a new wind farm.