NEWS AND EVENTS
July 23, 2014
\"Uzbekenergo\" for the first half-year produced 23 billion kWh of electricity
\"Uzbekenergo\" State Joint-Stock Company summarized the work for the first half of 2014. Thus, according to the company, the growth rate of production made 100.4%. Electricity supply made 23 billion kW/h or 101.2%. An export of goods and services was finished by 123.3%.
Task for the production of localized products based on local raw materials at the company performed at 104.4%. In accordance with the Decree of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan \"On the investment program of the Republic of Uzbekistan for 2014\" implementation of large investment projects are carried out.
Implementation of projects on construction of combined-cycle plant is carried out in a number of thermal power plants, particularly at Talimarjan, Tashkent, Navoiy stations.
In addition, full-scale modernization of 2 units of Syrdarya TPS is being implemented. Currently a supply of equipment to TPS is being carried out by the main supplier. Following construction works are being implemented within the projects for the power supply development:
- 500 kV \"Syrdarya TPS - Novo-Angren TPS\" contract for the supply of equipment and materials, construction and installation works are being carried out;
- Tender for the supply of equipment is held on the external power supply facilities of Ustyurt GCC a, an evaluation of the technical proposals is completed. Building and assembly jobs are being held on-site;
- To modernize and upgrade of 0,4-6-10-35 kV electrical networks, current lines totaling 370 km of length and over 300 sets of transformer substations are built.
Enterprises of the company are working on the implementation of advanced electricity meters. On the construction of a solar power plant project in the Samarkand region, a loan agreement was signed between Uzbekistan and ADB and approved the feasibility study.
Within the «Year of a healthy child\" State program a sectoral program aimed at improving the supply of the population, further improving the quality of life of workers and the energy industry has been developed.
Costs for implementation of measures to the above mentioned program for the first half-year amounted to 1.8 billion soums. Within the food program produced 10.95 tons of meat, 369.62 tons of milk, 155 tons of dairy products, and 308.5 tons of vegetables, including 235.4 tons of cucumbers and 73.1 tons of tomatoes. (Currency rates of CB from 23.07.2014 1$= 2328.16 soums)
(Source: “Business Partner.uz” newspaper)