Mongolia will begin to build its first wind farm this March, and many people hope that this change will begin a renewable energy boom. The new project cost $120 million and will provide at least 5 percent of the electricity demand for the country. This project may change the country’s source of energy. Since it will be the first private energy enterprise of the country, it is breaking the monopoly of energy source. To find out more about Mongolia’s history on its source of energy and about it large reserve of coal, check out the New York Times article http://green.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/02/22/marshalling-the-winds-of-mongolia/#more-133295.
Written by Christina Santilli