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The project goal: The project "Reconstruction of the Almaty CHP-3 based on CCGT unit with an increase in the station's capacity to 450 MW" is implemented in accordance with the roadmap for a comprehensive solution of environmental issues in Nur-Sultan and Almaty cities.

The project description: Reconstruction of the Almaty CHP-3 including construction of  450 MW CCGT unit to partially cover the shortage of maneuvering capacities in the southern zone of Kazakhstan. In order to provide consumers of Almaty city and Almaty region with a reliable and uninterrupted supply of electricity and heat in accordance with load schedules and temperature conditions.

Implementation period: 2021-2024

Status: Public hearings on the results of the Preliminary Environmental Impact Assessment as part of the Project’s FS were held as open meeting on January 14, 2022. A feasibility study is under development. The project’s FS considers the use of GTP + RB and / or 450 MW CCGT including the ability to operate in a maneuverable mode.

To ensure the completion of the construction of the new station at the ACHP-3 site, in December 2024, “AlES” JSC plans to conclude an EPC contract. The conclusion of the EPC contract is planned through an open international two-stage tender by holding a reversed auction.