Thermal power plants to be built in three soums of Zavkhan aimag

2022-04-12 15:50:10

Ulaanbaatar/MONTSAME/. Construction work of a 25MW thermal plant will begin this May in Uliastai soum of Zavkhan aimag.

Within the framework of the government’s New Revival Policy, thermal plants with capacity of 25MW, 30MW and 5MW are planned to be built in Uliastai, Tosontsengel and Aldarkhaan soums respectively.

This year, it is also expected to have large construction works including ‘Arts suuri - Shivee khuren’ railroad, 167km auto road from Numrug and Tuduvtei soums to Arts suuri border crossing, 190 km auto road between Altai and Uliastai soums as well as wastewater treatment plant in Uliastai soum.

Zavkhan aimag receives more than 70 percent of its energy from central energy grid and 30 percent from the Taishir hydropower plant. The construction of abovementioned facilities will have a significant impact on the aimag’s economy and livelihoods, creating opportunities for SMEs development.