7th OF DECEMBER
III Republican Olympiad in physics and mathematics among future power engineers Participants who took 2nd, 3rd, 4th places among high school students and various universities students received “Samruk-Energy” JSC scholarships for one academic year
1ST OF FEBRUARY
“Ekibastuz SDPP-1” LLP electricity is supplied to the Russian Federation
17TH OF MAY
Honoring Labor Dynasties In order to support the institute of labor dynasties, “SamrukEnergy“ JSC group of companies held a ceremony of awarding rewards for representatives of labor dynasties. Employees of subsidiaries from different parts of Kazakhstan were invited for this holiday to the capital
The exposition of “Samruk-Energy” JSC was held under the motto “Natural sources - clean energy”. “Samruk-Energy” JSC as a global partner of “Astana Expo-2017” international exhibition offered visitors the information on the potential of alternative energy, implemented RE projects. To represent the scale of the existing wind farms, a fragment of the gondola layout was built, where a video and information on the future stages of the expansion of the Ereymentau wind farm to 300 MW was shown.
19TH OF JUNE
The workshop “Future Energy - Prospects for Development of Global Energy” in the thematic block “Balance of the Energy Trilemma: Security, Accessibility and Sustainability” was held by “Samruk-Energy” JSC in Astana as part of the World Scientific and Engineering Congress.
More than 1000 delegates from 50 countries of the world took part in the work of the Congress, including Nobel and International Energy Award winners, famous experts, leading scientists and representatives of world energy companies
1. A memorandum of cooperation was signed between “Samruk-Energy” JSC and Datang Corporation (China Datang Corporation) during the Kazakhstan-China Business Council for the purpose of joint expansion of the wind park near Ereymentau city with an increase in the capacity of the power plant from 45 to 300 MW.
2.Chairman of the Board of “Samruk-Energy” JSC Almassadam Satkaliyev and Li Ningjun, Vice President of Hydrochina Corporation signed a Memorandum of Cooperation with the Chinese corporation Hydrochina Corporation during the Kazakhstan-China Business Council. The document provides for the participation of the Chinese company in the implementation of projects for construction of 60 MW wind power plant in Shelek corridor with the prospect of expanding up to 300 MW and 4 small hydropower plants on the Shelek River.
11TH OF JULY
Samruk-Energy and German company Wind Power GmbH intend to develop the potential of solar power in Kapshagai city
20TH OF JULY
The sixth meeting of Kazakh-Korean Business Council was held in Astana, aimed at strengthening business ties between countries and establishing direct contacts between businesses.
4TH OF SEPTEMBER
A Memorandum on cooperation between Pavlodar region Mayor Administration and “Samruk-Energy” JSC was signed.
The document provides for strategic partnership of two parties and assistance from the regional mayor administration in the implementation of “Samruk-Energy” JSC group of companies projects for retrofit and expansion of generating facilities.
The agreement is aimed at implementation of actions intended to meet Kazakhstan’s demand for electricity and capacity, increase the export potential, develop coal production, and sell and process ash and slag materials.
28TH OF SEPTEMBER
The parties are considering options for cooperation in the framework of prospective projects for construction and expansion of wind farm facilities.
“United Energy Aktobe” LLP - is a company established on the basis of the Spanish manufacturer of wind generators United Energies AG, with experience in wind power.
10TH OF NOVEMBER
Event dedicated to International Energy Conservation Day
To promote energy conservation and improve energy efficiency, Astana Energy Efficiency 2017 event on the occasion of International Energy Conservation Day was hosted on November 10, 2017 in Astana. Relevant issues on energy conservation and energy efficiency improvement, which included introduction of the energy management system at industrial enterprises of the Repulic of Kazakhstan, implementation of activities, integrated energy conservation plans and programs, were discussed at awareness-raising workshop.
17TH OF NOVEMBER
Completion of the program for retrofitting of SRs (K) - 2000 bucket-wheel excavators at “Bogatyr Coal” LLP
The program for retrofitting of SRc (K) – 2000 bucket-wheel excavators implemented at “Bogatyr Komir” LLP enabled to eliminate the need to purchase new excavators of this brand. According to experts, today, the cost of only one such mining machine on the world market is 55 million Euros.
22TH OF NOVEMBER
“Samruk-Energy” JSC and “Cockerill Maintenance et Ingénierie S.A.” signed a Memorandum of Cooperation
The parties express their intention to join efforts in order to jointly cooperate in the power industry to attract up-to-date technologies, investments and know-how on projects in the area of combined-cycle plants and renewable energy sources (solar energy).
7TH OF DECEMBER
Implementation of “Bogatyr Komir” LLP project
A supplementary agreement between “Bogatyr Komir” LLP (50% subsidiary of “Samruk-Energy” JSC) and the German company ThyssenKrupp Industrial Solutions AG was signed in Amsterdam (the Netherlands) to resume the implementation of the project on the transition to the cycliccontinuous technology of mining (CCT), transportation, averaging and loading of coal at the “Bogatyr” mine of the Ekibastuz coal field.
Ensuring reliable and uninterrupted operation of “Ekibastuz SDPP-1” LLP equipment
During the overhaul of the power unit at station No. 7, work was carried out to replace the heating surfaces of the boiler. During the modernization of 500 kV outdoor switchgear, the air switches were replaced with SF6 gas insulated ones, type GL-317, in a quantity of 24 pieces, which resulted in the saving of electricity of 802,560 kWh (for 10 months of 2017) due to the reduction in the number of hours of operation of compressors.
Rationalization ideas of “Ekibastuz SDPP-2 Plant” JSC
The technical staff developed and implemented a hot condensate collection point (HCCP) to discharge the condensate into the source water before RWH (raw water heaters). The annual savings of heat energy in the amount of 12 thousand Gcal and 250 thousand m3 feed water, which is 14.3 million tenge a year. The energy-saving potential is 0.4 gram of equivalent fuel/ kWh of reduction in the specific consumption of equivalent fuel per electricity sale.
Economic benefit of “Almaty Power Plants” JSC
3 tiers of air heater cubes were replaced, as a result of heat loss with exhaust gases decreased by 1.03%. The effect is expressed in increasing the efficiency of the boiler to 86.3%, saving of equivalent fuel was 1,143 tons of equivalent fuel and reducing the specific consumption of equivalent fuel per electricity sale by 1.9 gef / kWh. The economic outcome in money terms is 8.1 million tenge.
13TH OF DECEMBER
“Ereymentau Wind Power” LLP entered into an agreement for the purchase of electricity at a fixed tariff with the settlement and financial center.
15TH OF DECEMBER
Construction and installation works with respect to the project for construction of a 1 solar power plant on the territory of the FEZ “PIT Alatau” in Almaty city have commenced.
20TH OF DECEMBER
“Samruk-Energy” JSC fully repaid international coupon bonds issued on December 20, 2012 for the amount of USD 500,000,000 with fixed coupon yield of 3.75% per annum and a maturity of 5 years.
30TH OF DECEMBER
Construction and installation works with respect to the project for construction of a 110/10 kV substation Turksib in Almaty city were completed.
State awards in 2017