KYIV. May 12 (Interfax-Ukraine) – Turboatom (Kharkiv), Ukraine’s largest producer of turbine equipment, plans to finish shipping energy equipment for unit 5 of Aksu thermal power plant (TPP) in Kazakhstan by the end of 2015.
The press service of the company said that first shipments have been sent.
The press service said that under the contract signed in July 2012, Turboatom will replace unit K-300-240 with the next generation K-325-23.5 turbine at unit 5 Aksu TPP. After modernization, turbine capacity will increase by 25 MW, efficiency will be increased, the life-span of the unit and the whole power plant will be extended, and the environmental performance of TPP will be improved.
In addition to designing, manufacturing and delivery, it will also carry out installation supervision and participate in the startup.
This is the sixth turbine unit which Turboatom will modernize, having modernized turbines at units Nos. 1, 2, 3, 4 and 6.
Turboatom is the sole producer of turbine equipment in Ukraine for hydro, heat and nuclear electricity stations. Turboatom specializes in manufacturing turbines for thermal and nuclear power plants, hydraulic turbines for hydroelectric power plants and pumped storage power plants, gas turbines for thermal power plants, steam and gas equipment, and other power equipment.