/KASE, September 25, 2020/ – Samruk-Energy (Nur-Sultan), whose bonds are
officially listed on Kazakhstan Stock Exchange (KASE), has provided KASE with
the following communique dated September 25, 2020:
As it is known, Samruk-Energy JSC is working on the modernization of Almaty
CHP-2 in order to minimize emissions into the environment. Taking into account
the importance of the topic, the company tried to provide answers to the most
acute questions related to this project.
Almaty CHP-2: gasification
Almaty CHP-2 will be fully converted to gas. Thus, an end has been put in active
discussions on how to modernize the CHP-2 and minimize its harmful impact
from emissions on the environment.
This question was initiated by the public of the city, environmentalists – they
were uncompromising in their conviction, demanding the transfer of the station
to environmentally friendly fuel – gas. The arguments were heard and a crucial
positive decision was made on this issue at the state level. On August 1, 2019,
a roadmap for the modernization of CHP-2 was approved.
On selection of the project's variants.
Discussions of the modernization option were also hot and not only in person,
but also online. In particular, using the platforms Zoom, Facebook. In total,
over 20 thousand people took part in the open debates. In accordance with the
terms of reference for the development of the feasibility study, four options
- Modernization of boilers with conversion to gas;
- Reconstruction of existing boilers with installation of gas cleaning
- Expansion of CHP-2;
- Construction of a new gas station.
After discussing the problem with specialists – power engineers, ecologists,
economists, government officials, the sole shareholder of the plant owner –
Samruk-Energy JSC, taking into account the opinion of the public and industry
professionals, chose an acceptable, environmentally friendly and technically
feasible option No. 1. The developer of the feasibility study is KazNIPIEnergoprom JSC.
The complete press release is available on:
– in Kazakh;
– in Russian.