NEWS AND EVENTS
February 13, 2013
Daewoo and Hyundai win tender for modernization of Talimarjan thermal power station
South Korean consortium won a tender for modernization of Talimarjan thermal power station in Kashkadarya region.
South Korean firms Daewoo and Hyundai won tender for modernization of Talimarjan thermal power station. It is expected that the contract with the winner worth US$880 million will be signed by the end of February. Main consultant of the project – Asian Development Bank – approved tender results, RIA Novosti reported.
Uzbekenergo state joint stock company announced a tender on construction of two combined cycle gas turbine units 400-450 MW each at Talimarjan thermal power station with the starting price of US$893 million.
Three more consortiums also participated in tender process. They were Japan’s Mitsui and South Korea’s Samsung, Japan’s Sumitomo and South Korea’s Lotto, as well as France’s Alstom and Spain’s Duro Felguera.
The project cost is US$1.28 billion. The Government of Uzbekistan attracted ADB loan for US$350 million and loan of Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) forUS$300 million. The remaining US$630 million will be financed by the government, the Fund for Reconstruction and Development of Uzbekistan (US$250 million), and the power utility company.
Within the project, it is also planned to build a 218 km 500 kV single circuit transmission line from Talimarjan TPP to Sogdiana substation. The project with the cost of US$166.8 million will be implemented due to loan of the World Bank for US$110 million and resource of the Uzbek side.
First power block of Talimarjan thermal power station was commissioned in December 2004. The designed capacity of the block is 800 megawatt. The construction cost was US$400 million. Tashkent, Uzbekistan. (Soursc UzDaily.com).