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Kazakhstan introducing new technologies to develop energy sector

Oil&Gas Materials 26 January 2021 13:04
Kazakhstan introducing new technologies to develop energy sector

BAKU, Azerbaijan, Jan. 26

By Nargiz Sadikhova - Trend:

Installation of specialized equipment which will allow to regulate power flows and energy distribution in the Unified Energy System (UES) was launched at the Kazakhstan’s major energy facilities, Trend reports citing Kazakhstan’s Samruk Energy JSC.

By introducing digital solution and providing services to the System Operator, Samruk-Energy JSC plans to save up more than 4 billion tenge ($9.5 million) over the period from 2021 through 2025.

The project is being implemented at the company’s subsidiaries - Moinak HPP JSC and Ekibastuz GRES-1 LLP. This is a joint project of KEGOC JSC and Samruk-Energo JSC to introduce an automatic frequency and power control system (ARCHM).

The strategic initiative is aimed at ensuring the automatic maintenance of the balance of the UES of Kazakhstan, the most efficient maneuverability of power plants' generation involved in regulation, high speed and accuracy of reaction to imbalances.

The project is unprecedented for the country’s energy sector, which will allow achieving the independence of the energy sector in Kazakhstan.

Samruk-Energy JSC is the largest power holding company in Kazakhstan, 100 percent-owned by Samruk-Kazyna SWF JSC. It was established in 2007. Its core business is: electricity and heat production; transmission, distribution and sale of electricity, power coal mining.

The holding company comprises energy and coal enterprises, including Ekibastuz SDPP-1 LLP, Ekibastuz SDPP-2 Plant JSC, Bogatyr Komir LLP, Almaty Power Plants JSC, Moynak HPP JSC, Shardarinsk HPP JSC, etc.

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