CCGT Plants in the CIS - other countries
ALMK Works
Location: Ukraine
Operator: OJSC Alchevsk Iron & Steel Works
Configuration: 2 X 151.5 MW single-shaft CCGT blocks with M701SDA gas turbines
Operation: 2012
Fuel: BFG
HRSG supplier: AE&E
T/G supplier: MHI, Melco
EPC: Diprosteel, Sumitomo
Quick facts: In May 2006, MHI received an order through Sumitomo Corp for two BFG-fired CCGT blocks for Alchevsk I&S, an affiliate of Industrial Union of Donbass Corp (IUD). Completion was several years behind the original schedule. A third block is planned. These are the first installations of their type in Ukraine.

Photograph by Vor_tex (Panoramio)
Posted 24 Apr 2013

Gardabani Power
Location: Georgia
Operator: Energo-Pro Georgia
Configuration: 2 X 55 MW FT8 TwinPacs
Operation: 2006
Fuel: natural gas
T/G supplier: P&W
EPC: Capital Turbines
Quick facts: In Jan 2006, Georgia’s President opened this gas turbine plant developed by Enegy Invest, an obscure investment vehicle from Russia. The project was completed with loans from United Georgian Bank and Vneshtorgbank with two gas turbines ordered in Sep 2005. The project was acquired by Energo-Pro in Dec 2010. The original plan was to convert the machines to combined-cycle operation.

Photograph courtesy of Energo-Pro as
Posted 27 Dec 2010

Gardabani CCPP
Location: Georgia
Operator: JSC Georgian Oil & Gas Corp
Configuration: 230-MW, 2+1 CCGT with 6FA gas turbines
Operation: 2015
Fuel: natural gas
T/G supplier: GE, Skoda
EPC: Calik Enerji, SYNERGY Construct SRL, ILF Consulting Engineers
Quick facts: In Aug 2012, Calik Enerji signed an EPC contract with the Partnership Fund for this new-build CCGT plant at Gardabani. The plant is a 51:49 JV of GOGC and the Fund. Construction began in Jan 2014 and the project was opened on 22 Jul 2015, several months ahead of schedule, by Prime Minister Irakli Gharibashvili and other dignitaries. The total investment was $230mn and production is expected to be about 1,800 GWh/yr.

Photograph courtesy of JSC Georgian Oil & Gas Corp
Posted 19 Aug 2015

Location: Azerbaijan
Operator: Azerenerji
Configuration: two 390-MW 2+1 CCGTblocks with 9E gas turbines
Operation: 2013
Fuel: natural gas, HFO, diesel
HRSG supplier: Hangzhou
T/G supplier: GE, Harbn
EPC: Azenco, China National Electric Engineering, Shenzhen Nanshan Power Gas Turbine Engineering Co Ltd
Quick facts: In Jul 2007, Azenco was awarded the EPC contract for this project on the Kura River at Shirvan about 110km southwest of Baku. The new plant replaced the existing Shirvan power station. In Oct 2007, the equipment and engineering contract was signed with CNEEC. In Sep 2009, the EIA was published by Cleaner Production & Energy Efficiency Center. The new plant uses a 330kV substation built in 1980, and 220kV and 110kV installations built in 1964. Two 330kV lines, three 220kV lines, and eight 110kV lines originate at these substations. The Janub CCGT plant cost about €691mn. Civil works were financed in part by the Islamic Development Bank while the Abu Dhabi Fund, the Asian Development Bank, the OPEC Fund for International Development, and the World Bank provided loans and/or partial credit guarantees. Azerenerji also secured a €300mn commercial bank loan from a consortium of Bayerische LB, Societe Generale, and Credit Suisse. This marked the return of the power company to the international commercial bank debt market.

Photograph courtesy of Azenco
Posted 23 Jan 2016

Navoi CC
Location: Uzbekistan
Operator: SJSC Uzbekenergo
Configuration: 477.75-MW, 1+1 CCGT with M701F4 gas turbine
Fuel: natural gas
Operation: 2012
HRSG supplier: Nooter
T/G supplier: MHI, Melco
EPC: INITEC Energía, Calik Enerji
Quick facts: In Aug 2009, Uzbekenergo signed a $470mn, turnkey contract for this CCGT block to extend the Navoi power station. The total cost of $530mn was funded by UFRD ($551mn), Uzbekenergo equity, and loans from Uzbek banks. The operational acceptance certificate was completed in Oct 2012 and the final handover was in mid-Jan 2013. INITEC Energía took care of supply of the power island and main equipment, engineering services, project management and commissioning services and Çalik was the lead construction contractor.

Photograph courtesy of INITEC Energía
Re-posted 25 Jan 2014

Shimal (Severnaya)
Location: Azerbaijan
Operator: Azerenerji
Configuration: 395-MW single-shaft CCGT with M701F gas turbine
Operation: 2003
Fuel: natural gas
HRSG supplier: CMI
T/G supplier: MHI, Melco, ABB
EPC: Mitsui, MHI, TML-Borova, Epro
Quick facts: The Severnaya site is 40km north of Baku. In Oct 1999, Japan Bank for International Cooperation made a ¥18bn Official Development Assistance loan to help finance construction. In Mar 2000, the $201mn power plant contract was awarded. Burns & Roe was owner’s engineer. The project also included a gas pipeline component, bid on a separate track by Azerigaz. Toyo Engineering and TML-Borova were the lead contractors for a 90km gas line from Karadag to Digah plus a compressor station in Karadag sufficient to transport up to 5mn m³ of gas to Shimal plant plus a similar quantity on to Baku, Sumgait and Absheron peninsula.

Photograph courtesy of Azerenerji
Re-posted 24 Aug 2008


Location: Azerbaijan
Operator: Azerenerji
Configuration: 525-MW 2+1 CCGT with SGT5-2000E gas turbines
Operation: 2010
Fuel: natural gas, oil
HRSG supplier: CMI
T/G supplier: Siemens
EPC: Siemens, Enprima, Azenco
Quick facts: The EPC contract for Sumgait-3 was signed 25 May 2005 and the foundation stone was laid in Aug 2005. The plant was commissioned on 15 Mar 2010 at a cost of €350mn. The project was financed by Paribas BNP, Societe Generale, and Bayerischelandesbank.

Photograph courtesy of RADE (
Posted 30 Oct 2010


Data: industcards, Platts UDI World Electric Power Plants Data Base

Updated 26-Oct-2016