In accordance with the terms of the Contract, signed on June 26, 2003 between Power Machines Group and Lilama Corporation (Vietnam), Power Machines Group carries out designing, manufacturing, supply, assembling and commissioning of the turbine island and boiler island equipment of Uong Bi TPP extension on the “turn-key basis" to increase the capacity of the existing power units to 300 MW and to provide high efficiency. The price of the contract reaches 83 million US$.
Main equipment for the plant is being manufactured at Group’s plants - Leningradsky Metallichesky Zavod - steam turbine with the capacity 300 MW, "Electrosila" - turbogenerator with the capacity 320 MW, and “Krasniy Kotelzhik” (boiler’s production) - steam boiler with steam output 920 ton per hour and auxiliary equipment.
The equipment is manufactured and shipped as scheduled. The next shipment to the thermal plant will include a condenser and a turbine.
Power Machines Group is implementing other projects in Vietnam. The company is involved in a tender for the construction of Kam Fa TPP (a 300 MW power unit). The Group intends to contribute to further expansion of Uong Bi TPP and to participate in the construction of another 300 MW power unit.
Uong Bi TPP was constructed with the assistance of the former USSR and has been successfully operating since 1965. The Plant is located at a distance of 150 kilometers from Hanoi – the capital of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam. Uong Bi TPP provides industrial enterprises and population of the northern provinces of Vietnam with electric power.