26 Jan 2011 12:16

TGK-13 boosts electricity output by 11% in 2010

KRASNOYARSK. Jan 26 (Interfax) - OJSC Yenisei TGK (TGK-13) increased electricity output by 11% in 2010 to 12.5 billion kilowatt hours in comparison with 2009, the generating company said.

The genco's heat output in 2010 came to 14.9 million Gcal, which is equal to the level for 2009.

"The stabilization of the economic situation in the region's production system and rising demand for power drove the increase in electricity output," the genco said in a statement.

The genco said that maximized operational capacity at TGK-13's electricity stations following the accident at Sayano-Shushenskaya Hydroelectric Power Plant (HPP) meant that more equipment had to go through repair operations. As a result, the genco was unable to reach its electricity output goals.

The genco sold 4.6 billion kilowatt hours in electricity through regulated agreements. In addition, 6.4 billion kilowatt hours were sold on the Day Ahead market and 502 million kilowatt hours on the balancing market. Purchases of electricity on the open market came to 752 million kilowatt hours and 366 million kilowatt hours on the balancing market.

TGK-13 includes six CHPs and one GRES in the Krasnoyarsk Territory, as well as one CHP in Khakasia and the branch Krasnoyarsk Heat Grid. The genco's total installed capacity comes to 2,530 megawatts, heat capacity - 7,140.5 Gcal per hour. OJSC SUEK owns 61.24% of the shares in TGK-13.