Iran to build a hydroelectric power plant in Belarus 15:56, 16/05/2007
Belarus and Iran are considering the opportunity of cooperation in the sphere of hydroelectric power plants construction in our country. That was reported to the BELTA correspondent by first deputy director general –chief engineer of the “Belenergo” state production company Alyaksandr Sivak.
The interviewee remarked that representatives of the Belenergo visited Iran in April this year where they got acquainted with the potential of the Iranian party in hydroelectric power plant construction and production of major equipment for hydroelectric and thermal power plants.
Iranian experts are ready to render assistance in designing hydroelectric power plants
According to Alyaksandr Sivak, the possible cooperation on implementation of the Grodna and Polatsk hydroelectric power plants construction projects are meant here. He also emphasized that everything would be determined by the tender.
It is to be mentioned that by 2010 it is envisaged to construct the Grodna hydroelectric power plant of 17 Mwatt capacities on the Nioman River and Polatsk hydroelectric power plant (23 Mwatt) on the Eastern Dzvina river .The capacity of any power plant will be higher than the total capacity of all hydroelectric power plants currently functioning in Belarus.
The Grodna and Polatsk hydroelectric power plants construction projects are included into the state program of innovation development of Belarus for 2007-2010 years. Br 143.38 billion and Br 149.78 billion, respectively, are to be allocated for their implementation.