The municipality of Hódmezővásárhely has given the green light to the wind energy park to be built by the Hungarian company of Spain’s Iberdrola S.A.
The nearly €30 million investment can be realized by 2012 following the licensing procedures. The Hungarian subsidiary of Iberdrola will set up 14 one-hundred-meter wind towers, each delivering 2 megawatts of power, over a 100 hectare area.
The units cost around €2 million each. The tenth larges energy provider has already started construction outside Ikervár in Vas county, building a complex of 13 towers producing a total of 27 megawatts on 200 hectares. Iberdrola has announced earlier it is investing €225 million into energy production in Hungary with the total output of 158 megawatts in the following years. (Napi Gazdaság)