South Korean company to build combined heat and power plant in Mongolia www.akipress.com
Energy development company KM Infrastructure Corporation, invested by South Korea and Mongolia, signed an agreement to build a waste recycling plant in Ulaanbaatar, South Korean media reported.
KM Infrastructure Corporation signed an official agreement on selling electric energy with State National Center for Energy Management under the Ministry of Energy of Mongolia on August 31.
The current government is the first government of Mongolia, which allowed to construct a private combined heat and power plant in the center of Ulaanbaatar and direct purchase of produced energy.
The capacity of the prospective plant will make 15.4 MW. It will provide energy for 390,000 houses in Ulaanbaatar.
Two waste burning plants with capacity of 300 tons are also planned to be built. The plant's energy efficiency will be increased by producing only electric energy.
The government of Mongolia announced that the energy from KM Infrastructure Corporation will be bought for 25 years.
The construction of thermoelectric power station will begin in April 2023 in Ulaanbaatar in the territory of 40,000 square meters, and will end by the second half of 2025. The total cost of the project reaches $100 million.