The first month of the New Year on the whole territory of Kazakhstan is reporting. According to the Decree of the President, reporting meetings of all levels akims (governors) with the public are held as well as heads of large enterprises reports to their personnel.
Reports to the power plant’s staff were also held at Ekibastuz GRES-1 by Svambayev R.T., Director General.
5 meetings were conducted from 19 through 25th of January, including with shift personnel and day-time personnel.
In his speech to the staff Svambayev R.T. focused on matters relating to implementation of investment projects. He noted that the following long-term projects have been implemented in accordance with investment commitments for 2015:
• Rehabilitation of power unit No.1;
• Upgrading of 500 OS;
• Reconstruction and modernization of fuel handling system.
Rehabilitation of power unit No.1 will enable to increase the capacity of the plant to 500 MW and create new jobs. The project’s delivery time is 2017 year.
Completion of works on upgrading of 500kV outdoor switchgear is scheduled for 2016. New high-performance equipment will be installed, which will allow improving operational reliability and safety, and provide sustainability of our Republic’s power system.
The next project is a reconstruction and modernization of fuel handling system.
This project is scheduled to be completed in 2017.
Building of fuel handling system’s III inlet will allow repairing and retrofitting the existing I and II inlets without limiting the fuel supply to power units.
Svambayev R.T. highlighted that power units No. 3 and 5, No.7 and plant equipment were completely repaired by the autumn and winter period.
The Director was asked questions concerning the plant’s employee benefits package and medical care during the meetings. All questions were answered.
For further information, please contact EGRES-1 at: +77 187 298 490 Yelena Voroshilova, press secretary