Work on the first phase of a power plant in the Mogoin Gol coal mine area in Zavkhan to supply electricity to Zavkhan and Gobi-Altai provinces in the western region should be finished before the end of 2012. It will produce 30 mw of power. Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy D.Zorigt and Chief of State Property Committee D.Sugar have been asked to conclude all paperwork related to building the plant in accordance with the law on concession and also to organize implementation work.
The Ministry already has an agreement with New Asia Mining Group to build the plant, and to supply electricity to Khuvsgul province and to set up an Altai-Uliastai energy system. On completion, the plant will have a 60-mw capacity. Preparatory technical and economic work has been completed, and machinery and equipment have been chosen and ordered. Work has begun on setting up transmission lines. The Telmen-Mogoin Gol line will be 95 km long and the Mogoin Gol- Murun one 175 km.
Source: Udriin Sonin
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