On June 17, 2022, Unipro power generation company, the Government of Ulyanovsk Region and Ulyanovsk Region Development Corporation JSC entered into a Cooperation Agreement at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum. The document was signed by the General Director of Unipro PJSC Maxim Shirokov, the Governor of Ulyanovsk Region Alexey Russkikh and the General Director of Ulyanovsk Region Development Corporation JSC Sergey Vasin.
Under the agreement conditions, Unipro PJSC assumes to elaborate investment opportunities for construction in Ulyanovsk Region of generating facilities operating based on the renewable energy sources (RES). Provided that competitive selection procedure for investment projects for construction of generating facilities operating based on RES arranged by Wholesale Electricity Market Trading System Administrator JSC in the period of 2023 - 2030 has been undergone, Unipro expresses an intent to construct and to put into operation a wind farm on the territory of Ulyanovsk Region. It should be noted that in case the decision on power plant construction is adopted, Unipro PJSC plans to develop cooperation with regional professional educational organizations and to hold career guidance events to create a talent pool for wind power sector.
Ulyanovsk Region Development Corporation JSC shall on its part render assistance to Unipro PJSC in communicating with owners of land plots, regulatory authorities and executing the required enabling documentation to launch a wind power plant.