Syrdarya Power Plant

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Syrdarya Power Plant
Syrdarya Power Plant is located in Uzbekistan
Syrdarya Power Plant
Location of Syrdarya Power Plant in Uzbekistan
Country Uzbekistan
Location Shirin
Coordinates 40°13′41″N 69°6′2″E / 40.22806°N 69.10056°E / 40.22806; 69.10056Coordinates: 40°13′41″N 69°6′2″E / 40.22806°N 69.10056°E / 40.22806; 69.10056
Status Operational
Decommission date 1972
Owner(s) Uzbekenergo
Thermal power station
Primary fuel Natural gas[1][2]
Secondary fuel Fuel oil
Power generation
Units operational 10 x 300 MW
Make and model TAGMET
Nameplate capacity 3,000 MW

Syrdarya Power Plant is a natural gas-fired power plant located in Shirin, Uzbekistan. Its ten units were commissioned in 1972–1981. The installed capacity of the power plant is 3,000 MW.[3]

Modernization of the Syrdarya Power Plant a been financed by international donors. The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development in cooperation with the Asian Development Bank financed reconstruction of two generation units by Siemens.[1][2][4][5] In 2000, the Syrdarya Energy Company, now part of Uzbekenergo, was created on the basis of the Syrdarya Power Plant.[6]

The power plant has 3 flue gas stacks, the tallest of which is 350 metres (1,150 ft).

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  1. ^ a b "Uzbekistan". Marcon International, Inc. Retrieved 2010-11-20. 
  2. ^ a b Masters, Curt; Lockwood, Mark (2001-02-14). "Country focus: Uzbekistan: Slipping in the wealth table". Trade & Forfaiting Review; Baker & McKenzie (Waterlow Legal and Regulatory Limited) 4 (5). Retrieved 2010-11-20. 
  3. ^ Khamidov, Shukhrat. "Present situation, investment climate and perspective development of Uzbekistan’s energy generating system" (PDF). Undersecretariat of The Prime Ministry For Foreign Trade. Retrieved 2010-11-20. 
  4. ^ "Matrix of Main Donor Activities in Uzbekistan for 2008" (PDF). World Bank. 2000. Retrieved 2010-11-20. 
  5. ^ "Talimarjan Power Project: Development Coordination" (PDF). Asian Development Bank. Retrieved 2010-11-20. 
  6. ^ "Interview with Mr. Ergash R. Shaismatov, Minister of Power Industry and Electrification". Forbes Global Magazine (World INvestment NEws). 2000-09-29. Retrieved 2010-11-20.