Tekhnopromexport LTD announced two tenders for the installation of equipment for the Sevastopol and Simferopol combined-cycle TPPs being built in Crimea, Interfax reports.
The initial (maximum) price of the contract for the facility near Sevastopol is 670.9 million rubles, and 620.7 million rubles for the one near Simferopol.
The deadline for submitting applications to participate in the tender is September 8, and the results will be announced on September 14.
Contractors will have to carry out the installation of electrical equipment, process-control instruments and automation, automated control systems and other systems of the main buildings of the two stations.
The customer expects all the works on a turn-key basis to be completed by mid-February 2018.
The Sevastopol combined-cycle TPP is being built in the Balaklava district of Sevastopol. The first stage is a CCGT unit with a capacity of 235 MW, the second stage is another combined-cycle plant of the same capacity. Simferopol CCGT-TPP is being built near Simferopol, its capacity and timing of commissioning coincide with those of the one in Sevastopol.
The first stages of the stations in the Crimea are planned to be launched in the first quarter of 2018.
Russian National Commercial Bank finances the construction. The bank and Technopromexport are on the "black list" of the West, EU sanctions prohibit participation in Crimean projects.
Previously QHA reported that Siemens accuses Russian technology company Rosteh of illegal transportation of four turbines, supplied for the construction of power plants in Taman to the Crimea. According to the sanctions, the German company prohibited the installation of its units in the Crimea. Siemens filed a lawsuit in court. In response to the illegal transportation of the turbines, the EU imposed additional sanctions against three Russian companies and three natural persons.
Later, the Moscow Arbitration Court refused to arrest four gas turbine units that had been delivered to the Crimea at the suit of the German concern Siemens.