US$200 million CHP plant for Tajikistan

China’s Tebian Electronic Apparatus Stock Company Limited (TBEA) is to build a 250 MW CHP plant in the Tajik capital Dushanbe, according to local media reports.

TBEA will build the $200 million plant on a build-operate-transfer (BOT) basis.

Once the CHP plant is built, all the revenue over the next 12 years will go to the investor. After the 12 years are up, Tajikistan will become the owner of the CHP plant, which will most likely come under the control of its incumbent power utility Barqi Tojik.

Tajikistan relies almost exclusively on hydropower to generate electricity, which becomes scarce in the winter months when rivers freeze and water reservoir levels drop.

Last year, the Asian Development Bank granted Tajikistan $122 million to expand and modernize its electricity transmission network. The first two lines of the plant are scheduled to begin operations in 2013.

For more Cogeneration/CHP news click here.

 

Did You Like this Article? Get All the Energy Industry News Delivered to Your Inbox

Subscribe to an email newsletter today at no cost and receive the latest news and information.

 Subscribe Now

Whitepapers

Logistics Risk Management in the Transformer Industry

Transformers often are shipped thousands of miles, involving multiple handoffs,and more than a do...

Secrets of Barco UniSee Mount Revealed

Last year Barco introduced UniSee, a revolutionary large-scale visualization platform designed to...

The Time is Right for Optimum Reliability: Capital-Intensive Industries and Asset Performance Management

Imagine a plant that is no longer at risk of a random shutdown. Imagine not worrying about losing...

Going Digital: The New Normal in Oil & Gas

In this whitepaper you will learn how Keystone Engineering, ONGC, and Saipem are using software t...