OJSC Roghun-HPP, Ukraineís
Turboatom sign long-term cooperation agreement
30, 2009, Victoria Naumova
DUSHANBE, October 30, 2009, Asia-Plus -- Tajikistanís open joint-stock company (OJSC) Roghun-HPP
and Ukraineís OJSC Turboatom have singed an agreement
on a long-term cooperation, according to presidential press service.
October 29, Tajik Prime Minister Oqil Oqilov and the delegation of Ukraineís
Kharkov region visited the Norak hydroelectric
power plant (HPP) and the site for construction of the Roghun
HPP, where they got acquainted with the pace of implementation of the Roghun hydroelectricity project.
A ceremony of
signing of an agreement between Tajikistanís OJSC Roghun-HPP and Ukraineís
OJSC Turboatom on a long-term cooperation was held at
the Roghun site, the press service said.
Tajikistan founded OJSC Roghun-HPP with an
authorized capital of 116 million somoni for
completing the construction of the Roghun station in
April 2008 after it formally revoked a contract with Russia's RusAl aluminum company for the construction of the Roghun HPP in August 2007. The Tajik government
accused the Russian company of failing to fulfill the contract signed in
2004. Tajik authorities and RusAl became bogged
down in the hydroelectric plant's dam model and height, crucial factors in its
The 3,600 MWt Roghun hydroelectric plant is to generate 13 billion kWh of electricity per
year. The plant's completion would substantially increase sales of
electricity to neighboring countries.
OJSC Turboatom specializes in the production of turbines for
thermoelectric and nuclear power stations, hydraulic turbines for hydroelectric
power stations and hydro-accumulator stations, gas turbines for thermoelectric
power stations, and steam-and-gas equipment as well as other energy
equipment. A 75.22% stake in the enterprise belongs to the state and is
managed by the State Property Fund.
As it had been
reported earlier, Barqi Tojik
power holding and Turboatom signed a contract in
Dushanbe on October 28 on production of equipment for the Norak HPP. Under the agreement, Turboatom
will produce and supply to Tajikistan spare parts for revolving valves of all units of the station.
A total cost of the equipment is 2 million U.S. dollars and they are scheduled
to be manufactured in 12 months.