“Samruk-Energy” JSC | Integrated annual report
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Briefly about the group companies of “Samruk-Energy” JSC

“Ekibastuz SDPP-1 named after B. Nurzhanov” LLP

(“Samruk-Energy” JSC – 100 %)

“Ekibastuz SDPP-1 named after Bulat Nurzhanov” Limited Liability Partnership is a thermal power plant with an installed capacity of 4,000 MW located on the northern shore of Zhengeldy lake, 16 km north of Ekibastuz City, Pavlodar Region. The Company is the largest thermal power plant in the territory Republic of Kazakhstan operating on solid fuel and the main power producing enterprise in the region.

As the largest power plant in Kazakhstan, Ekibastuz SDPP-1 is also one of the largest coal-fired power plants in the world with a current installed capacity of 3,500 MW. Today, five of the eight power units are in constant operation and can generate 2500 MW. About 20 % of the electricity produced at the plant is supplied to Russia; the rest is distributed in the energy market of Kazakhstan.

  1. Main product: electricity.
  2. Main consumers:
  • “Bogatyr Komir” LLP,
  • “Energopotok” LLP,
  • “Ontustik Zharyk” LLP,
  • “Almatyenergosbyt” LLP,
  • “Temirzholenergo” LLP,
  • “Kazphosphate” LLP,
  • “Zhetysu Energotrade” LLP,
  • “Tau-Ken Temir” LLP,
  • “Kazmineralz Bozshakol” LLP,
  • “KEGOC” JSC.
  1. Operating results for 2016:
Indicator 2014 actual 2015 actual 2016 actual 2017 plan
Installed electric capacity, MW 4,000 4,000 4,000 4,000
Electricity generation, mln. kWh 14,096 10,729 9,037 11,138

Electricity generation over 12 months of 2016 compared to the plan reduced by 19 % (2,137,685 thous. kWh) and amounted to 9,037,315 thous. kWh, as a result of a decrease in commercial demand in the domestic market. The sale of electricity for export to Kyrgyzstan was not envisaged by the plan and partially compensates for the decrease in sales within the country (electricity was supplied to Kyrgyzstan in the second quarter of 2016)

Profit before tax for 12 months of 2016 amounted to 7,193,737 tenge (38 % of the plan). The actual EBITDA for the current reporting period is 34,138,188 thous. tenge (71 % of the plan).

Total development costs (investments) – actual financing for January-December 2016 was 31 185 183 thous. tenge. These funds are used to finance projects on restoration of the plant’s design capacity, as well as to carry out planned capital repairs of existing equipment.

  1. Headcount of “SDPP-1” LLP for 2016 was 1,404 people.
  2. Company website: www.gres1.kz
  3. Major significant events and achievements and performance results

“Ekibastuz SDPP-1 named after Bulat Nurzhanov” LLP took part in the republican contest “Paryz” in the nomination “Best Collective Agreement”. “Ekibastuz SDPP-1 named after Bulat Nurzhanov” LLP became a silver prize winner in the category “Best collective agreement” in the area of large businesses out of 89 enterprises of the republic who applied for participation in the contest “Best Collective Agreement”. The project “Upgrading and reconstruction of 500 kV OS” was implemented in 2016. This will improve the reliability of operation of the Republic of Kazakhstan power system and extend the service life of the open switchgear for 30 years.“

“Plant Ekibastuz SDPP-2” JSC

(“Samruk-Energy” JSC – 50 %, PJSC “Inter RAO” – 50 %)

“Plant Ekibastuz SDPP-2” JSC (ESDPP-2) is a Kazakh-Russian joint energy company, represents the interests of two largest participants of the Russian and Kazakh energy markets: “INTER RAO UES” JSC (Russia) and  “Samruk-Energy” JSC (Kazakhstan), each holds 50 % of shares. Ekibastuz SDPP-2 is a thermal power plant in Ekibastuz city. ESDPP-2 generates electricity from high-ash Ekibastuz coal by two 500 MW power units and has an installed capacity of 1000 MW. Two of its power units produce about 12 % of all electricity produced in the republic. The stack of Ekibastuz SDPP-2 is the highest stack in the world; its height is 420 m. In 2007–2009, the plant installed Alstom’s high performance electrostatic precipitators. This allowed to significantly reducing plant emissions into the atmosphere, which, in turn, significantly improved the ecological situation in Pavlodar region.

  1. Main product: electricity.
  2. Main consumers:
  • “Temirzholenergo” LLP,
  • “Inter RAO” PJSC,
  • “Almaty Energo Sbyt” LLP.
  1. Operating results for 2016:
Indicator 2014 actual 2015 actual 2016 actual 2017 plan
Installed electric capacity 1 000 1 000 1 000 1 000
Electricity generation, mln. kWh 4 755 3 211 4 976 5 459

4,976 million kWh of electricity was produced in 2016 with planned 4 945 mln. kWh, a 101 % execution of the plan.

The actual headcount is 1488 people, 60 % of the total number of personnel reside in “Solnechny” village.

  1. Headcount: 1,505 persons.
  2. Company website: www.gres2.kz
  3. The main significant events and achievements and performance results of the group of companies.

Based on the results of monitoring of the social situation in the staff, the social stability rating increased by 4 % compared to the previous period.

“Plant Ekibastuz SDPP-2” JSC has been selling electricity to “Inter RAO” PJSC since March 17, 2016, on terms DAF border of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Russian Federation. The volume of exports to the Russian Federation amounted to 1 858 million kW / h in 2016.

“Aktobe CHP” JSC

(“Samruk-Energy” JSC – 100 %)

“Aktobe CHP” JSC is a large natural monopoly, which produces heat and electricity in Aktyubinsk region and is the only source of centralized heat supply for the population of Aktobe city. Main business directions of “Aktobe CHP” JSC are to create high tech power production with delivery of high quality thermal and electric energy. The goal of Aktobe Thermal Power Plant is an uninterrupted supply of electricity and heat to consumers, taking into account the careful attitude to nature and ensuring maximum efficiency in energy production. The main production processes at Aktobe TPP are conversion of fuel energy into heat (combustion of fuel in boilers). The main fuel is natural gas and associated petroleum gas.

  1. Main products: heat and electricity
  2. Number of personal accounts of commercial consumers:
  • “Transenergo” JSC
  • “APCC” JSC
  • “TNC Kazkhrom” JSC
  • “Lotos-Aktobe” LLP
  • “Goar” LLP
  • “Zavod ZHBI–25” LLP
  • “AS Gas-Logistic” LLP
  • “Stroydetal” LLP
  • “Aktobe Stroy Kombinat” LLP
  • “Production Association” KSM “LLP
  • “Aktobeenergosnab” LLP
  • “Energosystem” LLP
  • “Akbulak” JSC
  • “Transenergo”JSC
  1. Brief information about the Company’s subsidiaries and affiliates:

Operating results for 2016:

Indicator 2014 actual 2015 actual 2016 actual 2017 forecast
Installed electric capacity, MW 88 88 118 118
Installed thermal capacity, Gcal/h 878 878 984 984
Electricity generation, mln. kWh 667 666 906 900
Heat sale, thous. Gcal 1,868 1,795 1,763 1,813

heat produced – 1,763,478 Gcal, of which 1,757,142 Gcal were sold, with planned 1,827,072 Gcal, the decrease is due to the low temperature of 2015–2016 and 2016–2017heating season.

electricity produced – 905 708 thousand kWh, of which 781 707 thous. kWh were sold, with planned 745 642 thous. kWh, the increase is due to commissioning of TG-3 in condensing mode.

Based on sold volumes of marketable products according to the approved tariffs and other revenues, the total income was 8 410 978 thous. tenge with planned 8 958 346 thous. tenge, reduction is mainly due to the planned revenue from thermal energy calculated according to tariffs submitted to an Authorized body.

Actual expenses incurred, including CIT –  8,014,355 thous. tenge with planned  8,152,226 thous. tenge, reduction is mainly due to actual expenses incurred for water supply and repair.

The total profit of 2016 amounted to 396,622 thous. tenge with planned 806,120 thous. tenge, a downward trend is mainly because of short-received income from thermal energy.

  1. Headcount: 642 people.
  2. Company website: www.aktobetec.kz
  3. The main significant events and achievements and performance results of the group of companies.

A major investment project “Replacement of TG-3” has been completed. The turbine unit was put into operation in March 2016. Commissioning of turbine unit of st. No.3 allowed increasing the installed electric capacity to 118 MW. petroleum gas.

“Almaty Power Plants” JSC

(“Samruk-Energy” JSC – 100 %)

“Almaty Power Plants” JSC (“APP” JSC) is an energy producing organization engaged in production of heat and electricity in Almaty city and Almaty region.  “APP” JSC provides electricity and heat to about 70 % of consumers in the Almaty region, is a natural monopoly in heat production and a market entity that has a dominant position in electricity production. Currently,  “Almaty thermal networks” LLP has  854.906 km of main, distribution and district networks, the heating zone occupies the territory of the city which is 128,952 m2. “Almaty Thermal Networks” LLP is a powerful heating enterprise that is the basis of life sustenance of the southern capital of Kazakhstan, creating comfortable conditions in residential buildings, public, cultural and other institutions. The active policy of “Almaty Thermal Networks” on improvement of the quality of services and constant customer orientation resulted in a 12.3 % decrease in the wear and tear of heat communications in the city over the last five years.

  1. Main product: heat and electricity
  2. Number of personal accounts of commercial consumers:
  • “AlmatyEnergoSbyt” LLP
  • “Alatau Zharyk Company” JSC
  • “KazFerroStal” LLP
  • “International Airport of Almaty” JSC
  • “NC” KTZh “ JSC –  Almaty distance of electricity supply
  • “Kaz Electro” LLP
  • “Almaty Thermal Networks” LLP
  • “INTA 2006” LLP
  • “Kuat” LLP
  • “Asyl Tas” SK” LLP
  • “Greenhouse complex” GRES “ LLP
  • “Sholpanbekova K.I.” PU
  • “Thermal Networks” LLP
  • “Volna” LLP
  1. Operating results for 2016:
Indicator 2014 actual 2015 actual 2016 actual 2017 plan
Installed electricity capacity, MW 1,238.9 1,238.9 1,238.9 1,238.9
Installed thermal capacity, Gcal/h 3,814 3,814 3,814 4,049
Electricity generation, mln. kWh 5,036 5,086 5,911 5,130
Heat sale, thous. Gcal 5,580 5,031 4,971 5,333

Operating income for the reporting period amounted to 60.7 bln. tenge with the approved plan 53.2 bln. tenge a 114 % execution.

Owing to implementing activities aimed at improvement of energy efficiency, the volume of electricity sales increased by 1.032 million kWh in comparison with the approved plan, as a result of which revenues from production of electricity  increased by 8.9 bln. tenge.

  1. Headcount: 3,209 people.
  2. Company website: www.ales.kz
  3. The main significant events and achievements and performance results of of the group of companies

2016 ended with a positive financial result, which became possible owing to a well coordinated work of the staff and the Company’s implementation of a set of technical actvities to improve energy efficiency, which allowed increasing the amount of electricity produced by “APP” JSC by 991 million kWh or 20 % of the approved plan.

The ceremony of commissioning of  boiler No.8 was held  On September 21, 2016 as part of reconstruction and expansion of Almaty CHP-2, which resulted in an increase in the installed thermal capacity by 238 Gcal from 1,176 Gcal / h to 1,414 Gcal / h.

“Balkhash TPP” JSC (under construction)

(“Samruk-Energy” JSC – 50 % – 1 share, Samsung C & T Corporation 50 % +1 share)

In accordance with the Republic of Kazakhstan Power Industry Development Program until 2030, a decision on building of 3,000 MW Balkhash TPP with the possibility of increasing up to 4,000 MW (the Project) was made in 2007.  The site for construction of Balkash TPP by “Samruk-Energy” JSC is located 200 km south of Balkhash city, on the territory of Almaty region in Ulken village on the site of supposed construction of the South-Kazakhstan State District Power Plant (SK SDPP). The rationale for the need to build a Balkhash TPP is determined by the shortage of electricity and capacity in the Southern Zone, where more than 40 % of Kazakhstan’s population lives.

“Balkhash TPP” JSC shareholders are:

  1. “Samruk-Energy” JSC – 50 % minus 1 share of the total number of placed shares;
  2. Samsung C&T Corporation (South Korea) – 50 % plus 1 share of the total number of placed shares.

A two-unit module with a capacity of 1,320 MW is constructed to cover the electricity shortage in the RK by generating 10.5 billion kWh per year. Implementation period: 2010–2022.

  1. Headcount: 43 people.
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