NEWS AND EVENTS
June 25, 2015
Construction of high voltage line for US$87m to be completed in Uzbekistan
Uzbekistan is completing construction of a high voltage line 500 kilovolt Syrdarya thermal power station – Novo-Angren thermal power station with the length of 123.2 km.
Total cost of the project exceeds US$87 million, of which US$33 million were issued by Chinese Eximbank. Other part of the project is financed due to own resources of Uzbekenergo.
The construction-assembly works were conducted in difficult weather conditions from 2013 to 2014 and passed by river of Syrdarya, Jahon news agency reported. Large number of piles were installed during construction of high voltage line.
Construction of new line will ensure reliable electricity supply to consumers of Ferghana energy knot. After commissioning of the line, it will help to save 75million KWH of electricity due to decreasing loss at transportation of electricity.
In future, the saving of electricity will reach 180-185 million KWH a year when electricity capacity will increase.