The Ural Turbine Works which celebrated its 75th anniversary this year has delivered 43 turbines (total power of which is 2620 MW) to its Kazakhstan customers. It is 14% of the total electric power produced in Kazakhstan.
The cooperation between UTW and Kazakhstan power engineers expanded over the recent years most significantly. 6 turbines the total power of which is 450 MW were manufactured and delivered to Kazakhstan from 2004 till 2012. Last year UTW and JSC Central Asian Electric Power Corporation (CAEPC) signed the Memorandum of Cooperation.
The UTW and CAEPC signed a new Memorandum of Cooperation within the framework of the Xth Forum of trans-regional cooperation of Russia and Kazakhstan on Monday, the 11th of November, 2013. The Memorandum was signed by Mikhail Valeryevich Lifshitz, Chairman of the Board of UTW and Yerkyn Adamiyanovich Amirkhanov, President of CAEPC. The document lays the foundation for implementation of new projects in the power industry of Kazakhstan in 2014-2020.
The bilateral negotiations of the President of Russia Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin and the Head of Kazakhstan Nursultan Abishevich Nazarbayev were held within the framework of the forum.
“The Central Asian Electric Power Corporation is developing fast, and it inspires respect”, - Mikhail Lifshitz says. – We feel comfortable about cooperating with such a dynamic enterprise and its management. We are thankful for the trust put in us. It strengthens year by year. The fact is confirmed by the new projects which are mostly advantageous for the citizens of Kazakhstan. The citizens of Pavlodar, Petropavlovsk and other cities of the republic enjoy guaranteed uninterrupted supply of heat and power to their homes”.
The UTW will supply 5 more turbines the total power of which is 468 MW. It will increase the contribution of the plant into the neighbouring country’s power industry to almost 17%.