Chinese and Russian Companies to Construct Power Plants in Siberia

21 June 2011 (Last Updated June 21st, 2011 18:30)

China's Yangtze Power and Russia's EuroSibEnergo have signed a power generation deal for the construction of three power generation facilities in Siberia. The three facilities are expected to have a combined capacity of 3GW. Of the three plants, two facilities will be hydroele

China's Yangtze Power and Russia's EuroSibEnergo have signed a power generation deal for the construction of three power generation facilities in Siberia.

The three facilities are expected to have a combined capacity of 3GW.

Of the three plants, two facilities will be hydroelectric while a third will be a natural gas-fired plant.

Yangtze Power said that the first phase of the project includes a 1,200MW heat-engine plant in Lenskaya and a hydro-plant with the capacity of 600 to 1,500MW.

The deal also includes the construction of the Trans-Sibirskaya hydropower plant with an installed capacity of 400 to 900MW, reports Xinhua.