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OGK - 1 has begun power unit building on the Urengojsky state district power station

OGK - 1, one of the largest in the country, on Wednesday has begun building of the new power unit by capacity 450 MVt on the Urengojsky state district power station (Jamalo - Nenets the joint-stock company), are broadcast by the correspondent of News.

During the solemn action devoted to the beginning of building, the chairman of the board of the Russian Open Society " UES of Russia " Anatoly Chubays, general director OGK - 1 Vladimir Hlebnikov and the assistant to governor Jamalo - Nenets autonomous region Stanislav Kushnarenko have made pouring of the first cubic metre of concrete in the base of the new power unit.

It is supposed that power unit building will pass in two stages. The first 320 MVt it is planned to place in operation in 2009, and in 2011 the power unit leaves on capacity 450 MVt.

the General contractor of building of the power unit of the Urengojsky state district power station - Open Society " Strojtransgaz ".

As it was informed earlier, OGK - 1 and the power machine-building company " Power machines " have signed the contract on manufacturing of the equipment 4 the under construction power unit of the Urengojsky state district power station for the sum of 3 billion roubles.

the Contract provides manufacturing 4 under construction parogazovoj installations by capacity 450 MVt two gas turbines GTE - 160 complete with vozduhozabornymi paths and automatic systems of start-up and management.

the Urengojsky state district power station - Open Society branch " OGK - 1 ". Power station start-up in operation has taken place in 1987. The established capacity - 24 MVt. The state district power station is located on the bank of lake Jamylimujaganto on 70 kilometres to the south of the Polar circle in territory of Jamalo - Nenets autonomous region. The station is located in the conditions of a severe climate, a long-term frozen ground and is unique in territory JANAO a stationary thermal power station.

OGK - 1 realises the investment program providing building till 2012 more of 2,5 thousand MVt of generating capacities in power scarce regions of the country. The most part of projects will be constructed in Ural Mountains.

Open Society " OGK - 1 " it is registered on March, 23rd, 2005. The power company structure includes the Perm state district power station, the Verhnetagilsky state district power station, the Kashirsky state district power station, the Nizhnevartovsk state district power station, the Urengojsky state district power station, the Iriklinsky state district power station. 91,7 % of authorised capital stock OGK - 1 belong to the Russian Open Society " UES of Russia ". The established capacity of the company - 9531 MVt.