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5-10-2011, 09:45

Sangtuda-2, until a break

Avesta.Tj | 05.10.2011 | Sangtuda-2, until electricity, not make them. As reported by "Avesta" in the energy departments of Tajikistan, is currently considering methods for connecting Sangtuda-2 operating mode, and graphics power outage. It is expected that electricity generation power station begins in mid-October.


The cause of downtime Sangtuda-2 in the energy departments of "Avesta" no comment, although officially the first unit of hydroelectric power was launched on 5 September this year, in the presence of Presidents of Tajikistan and Iran. Also refused to comment on the company Sangob, which is the contractor for the project on construction of Sangtuda-2.


In turn, "Barki Tojik" noted that in the summer in the country felt the excess energy in the volume of more than 4 billion kW / h. Surplus electricity Tajikistan hoped to export to Afghanistan through the power line Sangtuda Puli Khumri, but for technical reasons, the term commissioning of the power lines delayed several times.


According to information from energy agencies, is expected to officially LEP Sangtuda Puli Khumri will learned October 8 in the presence of heads of states of Tajikistan and Afghanistan Rahmon and Hamid Karzai.


According to the Ministry of Energy and Industry of Tajikistan, the first stage of the production capacity of Sangtuda-2 is 110 MW and annual output of 500 million kw / h of electricity. After the full commissioning of Sangtuda-2 is able to develop up to 1 billion kW / h of electricity and 220 MW.


In his speech at the opening ceremony of the first stage of Sangtuda-2, the Tajik president said that the second unit will be launched hydropower by the end of this year.


According to the Statistics Agency of the Republic, the first eight months of this year, exports of electricity was formed in the volume of 92.1 million kW / h for more than $ 2.1 million


Construction of Sangtuda-2 has officially started on 20 February 2006. For the construction of Sangtuda-2 Iran has allocated $ 180 million, the share of the Tajik side, the project was $ 40 million


Revenues from the hydroelectric power station, after putting it into operation, for 12.5 years will belong to Iran. When this period the object will become the property of Tajikistan.