The ceremony of the boiler unit No.8 commissioning as part of reconstruction and expansion of Almaty CHP-2 was held on September 21, 2016. The launch ceremony was attended by B. Baibek, Mayor of Almaty city, Almassadam Satkaliyev, Chairman of the Board of "Samruk-Energy" JSC, Mukhamed-Rakhimov N., Chairman of the Board of "Almaty Power Plants" JSC.
The commissioning of new boiler will ensure the growing needs of the city - new facilities of "Universiade-2017", industrial zone and housing development under "Affordable Housing - 2020" program - said Satkaliyev Almassadam, "Samruk-Energy" JSC Chairman of the Board.
The project cost is 25,7 billion tenge. Commissioning of the boiler unit No.8 increase thermal capacity of CHP-2 by 20% from 1176 to 1414 Gcal / h and will provide production of additional 450 million KWh of electricity per year.
- weight: 3265 tons
- depth – 20 m, width – 14,5 m.
- height: 42 meters;
- The size of furnace chamber - 1900 c.m.
- water volume - 83 c.m.
- Steam volume - 71 c.m.
- nominal capacity - 420 tons/hour
- steam temperature - 560°С
- steam pressure – 140 atm
- Efficiency coefficient – not less than 92,3 %
- with improved environmental performance