Kazakhstan’s “Samruk-Energo” power stations increase electricity production by almost twice since early 2013
Kazakhstan, Astana, July 25/Trend, D. Mukhtarov /.
Kazak energy enterprises, which are the constituents of "Samruk-Energo" JSC, increased electricity production by 1.9 times - to 14.591 billon kilowatt per hour, in the first six months of 2013, the company reported.
"The volume of electricity release for January-June, 2013, amounted to 6.11 billion kilowatt per hour, which exceeds the volume in same period of 2012 by 1.4 times," the report said.
According to the report, the volume of coal production by "Bogatyr Komir" LLP amounted to 19.6 million tons during the reporting period, compared to 20.8 million tons in January-June, 2012.
"The decrease in production is related to the reduction of coal export to Russian Federation," the report said.
"Samur-Energo" JSC, which was established in 2007, is included in the structure of Kazakh National Welfare State Fund "Samruk-Kazyna".
The company's activity spheres include production, distribution and sale of electric and steam energy, as well as thermal coal production. .
The capacity of the company's power stations amounts to 9665.2 megawatt, or nearly 47.3 percent of the capacity of power stations in Kazakhstan's United Power System (UPS). The annual volume of produced coal in the largest cuts "Bogatyr" amounts to nearly 40 percent of the coal volume produced in Kazakhstan.