Mon 01 2016 07:38:58
Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) -- Uzbekistan completed a project on modernization of Charvak hydro power station in Tashkent region, the President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov said at the session of the government dedicated to the 2015 results.
Siloviyi Machini (Power Machines OJSC, Russia) realized a project on modernization of the capacities of Charvak hydro power station with the cost of US$56.5 million.
Power Machines OJSC and the Urta-Chirchik HPP Cascade unitary enterprise, a part of the Uzbekenergo State Joint Stock Company (Uzbekistan), signed a contract to retrofit four hydro units at Charvak HPP in 2012.
The project will be financed due to a credit of the Fund for Reconstruction and Develppment of Uzbekistan for US$35 million and own resources of Uzbekenergo.
Charvak hydropower station is located in northern Tashkent in spur of Western Tien Shan, which is main and the most powerful (620 megawatt) hydropower station in Chirchiq-Bozsu cascade. It has four hydraulic units, mixed-flow turbines and generators, which were also produced at enterprises of OJSC Power Machines.