10 Jun '09
Gas monopoly Gazprom plans to commission a second power unit of the Kaliningrad heat and power station next year, the firm posted today.
The cost of the 450MW unit is a reported $740m.
The holding also intends to build the Adler heat and power station to power the Sochi Olympics, the report said. The cost of the 360MW station is a reported $710m. Gazprom is reportedly contesting a general contractor agreement; tender results will be announced by July 1, the report said.
In a separate move Gazprom plans to build a $322m electric power station to support its Astrakhan gas-processing facility in Russia’s South. The 246MW station is to be reportedly put into operation by 2012.
The gas monopoly also wants to build another $322m generation facility to support its Orenburg gas-processing facility in the Southern Urals. The 250MW station is to be commissioned by 2012, Gazprom said.
The gas holding is one of the largest shareholders in Russia’s energy-generating sector.