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  1. 1. News November 17th, 2011 French from Filasa to invest €780 Million in 12 Wind farms in Suceava French-owned company Filasa opened today in the town Ciprian Porumbescu (Suceava) investment project in 12 wind farms totaling €780 million which will be carried out in 9 communes in Suceava County. The project manager, Bogdan Buzdugan said, according to “Mediafax” newspaper, that the 12 wind farms will be grouped in 8 localities in the Suceava-Gura Humorului-Fălticeni, with an installed capacity of 429 MW, while in the commune Udeşti will be made a Wind farm with an installed capacity of 90 MW. General Manager of Filasa International, Bernard Esquirol, said that two years it took for studying, designing and construction of offices and French firm aims to make profit, but also to contribute to the objectives set by the EU for electricity production from renewable sources. Esquirol noted that local authorities which are the partners of the project will benefit both the partnership agreement and by the local taxes that will be charged extra.Eng. Paul Keisch Page 1
  2. 2. News November 17th, 2011 So far were created 50 jobs, but will reach about 1,000 for construction. Subsequently, their number will be reduced because plants are automated. The first turbine will enter the testing phase at the end of next year. The company will have an installed capacity of over 1 GW, which represents 2–3% of the countrys electricity production. Without modern transportation networks Romania will have to build a power transmission line of 400 MW on Suceava-Cluj route, because the national network is far lagging behind. For this network has already made an agreement with the EU, but feasibility studies have shown that this line is not carrying, but now this project will be resumed. To take over power in the national system, the French company will invest in making a 400 MW line with length of 10–12 kilometers, from the central point of the park to the transformation point from Suceava where the Suceava-Cluj line will be taken. So far, the French company invested €6.2 million in research/studies, technical projects and construction of administrative office. Building permits fees for the first 6 projects amount to €840,000 and the others €1.5 million. The 9 localities in Suceava County where Wind farms will be built The 12 Wind farms will be built in 9 localities in Suceava County: Ciprian Porumbescu, Horodniceni, Capul Câmpului, Drăgoieşti, Berchişeşti, Moara, Stroieşti, Ilişeşti and Udeşti on a total area of 4,000 hectares, each Wind farm having between 350 and 400 hectares. In the Wind farms will be installed turbines manufactured by Vestas 3 MW installed power each, which will be installed on towers 120 meters high.Eng. Paul Keisch Page 2