The financial performance of "Samruk-Energy" JSC has improved in 2017. Revenues increased by 21% or KZT 38,5 billion and reached KZT 220 billion. Operating profit increased by 11% and amounted to 32.4 billion tenge. The growth of the indicators is driven by the positive dynamics of electricity consumption, the increase in sales and the electricity export to the Russian Federation. Last year, Ekibastuz SDPP-1 provided a record sale of electricity of 4.7 billion kWh to Russia.
Additional proceeds were obtained from deals on sale of an equity stake in “EK REC” JSC, “MDPGC” JSC and “Aktobe CHP” JSC as part of Comprehensive Privatization Plan for 2016-2020.
Coal production reached 41 million tons, an increase of 14% by 2016. In particular, 30.7 million tons were shipped to the consumers of the Republic of Kazakhstan; exports to Russia amounted to 10.2 million tons of coal. “Samruk-Energy” JSC share in the total production of power plant coal in Kazakhstan increased from 36% to 38% by the end of the year.
In the generation sector, the company's share in the Kazakhstan market increased from 24% to 28% with a total output of 28.6 billion kWh. The volume of electricity production increased by 27% against the figure of 2016.
Owing to activities aimed at energy conservation and energy efficiency improvement, according to the results of 2017, savings of resources of 35.7 thousand tons of equivalent fuel amounting to 684.5 million tenge were obtained.
The optimum mode of power plants loading has enabled the growth of capacity factor from 37.6% to 48.1%. Along with the implementation of a comprehensive environmental protection measures program, the specific emission of pollutants per unit of produced products decreased by 5%. Totally, the total ash emissions into the atmosphere across “Samruk-Energy” JSC group has decreased 4.75 times (from 163.6 to 34.4 thousand tons) between 2010 and 2018.
"The work on reduction of the impact on environment and emissions is one of the strategic directions of “Samruk-Energy” JSC activity, considering the global priorities of sustainable development," highlighted Almassadam Satkaliyev, Chairman of the Board during his speech to the staff.
“Samruk-Energy” JSC is the largest power holding company in Kazakhstan, which employs more than 17,5 thousand people. The installed capacity of the Group's power plants is 6,8 gigawatts or 31% of the total capacity of the RK UES.