Green technologies saved 1.2 million Tenge in the Akmola region
Vegetables and fruits are being grown using green technologies in the Akmola region. Cucumbers, tomatoes, eggplants, cabbages and greens will soon appear on the shelves of the capital's stores. This is one of the achievements of the Center of knowledge the Folk Academy of Green Technologies, which opened with the support of the UNDP. The center has become a platform for the introduction of many innovative projects in the field of energy saving. The extremely economical pyrolysis furnace, equipment for electromagnetic air purification and solar panels for water heating were invented at the centre. A number of projects are recommended for the Kazakh pavilion at the Expo. In total, the center runs over 25 projects that helped to save more than 1 million tenge.
Saltanat RAKHIMBEKOVA, HEAD OF COALITION FOR GREEN ECONOMY AND G-GLOBAL DEVELOPMENT:
We saved 40-50% on coal combustion and almost 90% on environmental fines. Then, the cost of water was reduced by 75% by having two greenhouses here. There is a phyto diode greenhouse, underground greenhouse and a sun vegetary. We grow crops here. We harvested about 3 tons over less than one year.