The operation in the Turakurgan 2x450 MW Combined Cycle Electric Plant Project, which was commissioned in January 2017 in the small town of Turakurgan, Namangan the second largest city in Uzbekistan, continues without any interruption at full steam.
In the project which has been made by the Uzbekistan Ministry of Energy (Uzbekenergo) and financed by Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), studies on basic and detailed engineering activities have been completed at the rate of 48%. In the procurement and logistics processes of equipment and materials, 55% progress has been made in coordination with our partner MC (Mitsubishi Cooperation) and MHPS (Mitsubishi Hitachi Power System).
According to the project schedule at the Turakurgan Project, which has two 450 MW power islands; the dates of arrival to the site have been planned as August 2018 and October 2018 for gas turbines; September 2018 and November 2018 for modul of heat recovery steam generator; and for steam turbines in November 2018 and December 2018.
The works for the completion of the power island equipment bases have continued intensively at the Turakurgan construction site where a total of twelve hundred personnel have been assignedby the end of March 2018. From July 2018, the overall construction and installation activities going to increasingly continue with reaching the system equipment to the site.
In line with the objectives of the project, bringing about priming of the GT-1 unit on July 2019 and of the GT-2 unit on October 2019; and commissioning of the first block on January 2020 and of second block on April 2020 are planned.