The companies operating within the Ekibastuz energy complex of "Samruk-Energy" JSC, namely Ekibastuz SDPP-1 and SDPP-2, as well as "Bogatyr Komir" LLP, are currently engaged in planned activities to prepare for the upcoming autumn-winter heating season and are actively implementing crucial investment projects in the energy sector of the country. During a business trip, Kairat Maxutov, the Chairman of the Board of "Samruk-Energy" JSC, visited the production sites of these facilities.

The visit commenced at the "Ekibastuz SDPP-1 named after Bulat Nurzhanov" LLP power plant, which stands as a flagship of the Kazakh energy sector with an installed capacity of 4,000 MW and a disposable capacity of 3,500 MW. Upon the completion of power unit No. 1 by the end of this year, the plant's available capacity will reach 4,000 MW. ESDPP-1 achieved a record-breaking electricity generation volume of 23 billion kWh by the end of 2022, marking the highest figure in the station's history. For the first half of this year, the station has generated 11.2 billion kWh, representing a 3% increase compared to the same period last year.

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In preparation for the 2023-2024 heating season, ESDPP-1 has developed and approved a schedule for the repair of its main equipment. The repair campaign aims to address all power units, with power unit No. 3 currently undergoing major overhaul. Long-term coal supply contracts have been signed, and repair works are progressing as planned, in coordination with the national dispatch center of the system operator, “KEGOC” JSC. Adequate coal reserves are being systematically accumulated for the upcoming autumn and winter period of 2023-2024.

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Kairat Maxutov emphasized the importance of the station's readiness for the 2023-2024 autumn-winter season, including the successful implementation of the repair campaign and the timely accumulation of coal reserves. He also set the task of ensuring the timely completion of the "Restoration of power unit No. 1" project.

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Next, the visit proceeded to the power plant of "Ekibastuz SDPP-2" JSC. With an installed electrical capacity of 1000 MW, the station annually generates approximately 6.0 billion kWh of electricity and provides heat to the Solnechny village. During the first half of this year, the station generated 3.0 billion kWh, marking a 5% increase compared to the same period last year.

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Kairat Maxutov familiarized himself with the progress of the repair campaign for 2023. From May 2 to July 26, power unit No. 2 is undergoing overhaul, and upon its completion, power unit No. 1 is scheduled for current repair. Adequate fuel reserves, including coal and fuel oil, have been accumulated in the station's warehouses, and timely deliveries are being made. Contracts for fuel supply in the current year have been secured. Additionally, the power plant's management provided an update on the progress of projects for the construction of power units No. 3 and No. 4.

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Lastly, the Chairman of the Board visited the Bogatyr open pit mine, where he was briefed on the progress of the project for the implementation of continuous and cyclic methods of coal supply. "Bogatyr Komir" annually supplies approximately 42 million tons of thermal coal to energy-producing organizations in Kazakhstan and the Russian Federation. The completion of the Continuous and Cyclic Method project is expected to enhance coal shipments to consumers, with the facility's commissioning planned for August of this year.

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“Samruk-Energy” JSC is the largest power holding company in Kazakhstan, 100% owned by “Samruk-Kazyna” SWF” JSC. It was established in 2007. Key  business lines are  electricity and heat production; transmission, distribution and sale of electricity, power coal mining. The Company was established in 2007, “Samruk-Kazyna” SWF” JSC holds 100% of shares.  The holding company comprises energy and coal enterprises, including “Ekibastuz SDPP-1” LLP, “Ekibastuz SDPP-2 Plant” JSC, “Bogatyr Komir” LLP, “Almaty Power Plants” JSC, “Moynak HPP” JSC, “Shardarinsk HPP” JSC, etc.

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