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KRASNOYARSK, March 21. /TASS/. The first diesel electric power plant, working on crude oil, will produce electricity in a northern village in Krasnoyarsk Territory, a member of the parliament’s lower house’s energy committee Viktor Zubkov told TASS on Tuesday.
Experts say this power plant in the Vanavara village will producer cheaper electricity, saving on fuel deliveries. The power plant may work on crude oil, while traditionally power plants of this class are fuelled with diesel. The diesel fuel takes a big share of the cargo the Russian northern territories receive well in advance in summer to live through coming winter. But as northern deposits of hydrocarbons are developing in the Krasnoyarsk Territory, crude oil becomes handy, unlike brought-in diesel. Crude oil can be transported to nearby settlements by the land along the local "winter roads."
"The power plant’s main module with capacity of one MW has left Krasnoyarsk and now it is on its way to the Vanavara village - by summer all other modules would be delivered to the site, where after the assembly the power plant will begin working - its fuel will be cheap crude oil or it could be diesel, if necessary," the lawmaker said, adding engineers are working now on a bigger power plant of 6MW, which could be assembled for the Krasnoyarsk Territory’s Turukhan district in the Arctic. The work on design continues in Krasnoyarsk and St. Petersburg.
The topic of developing the energy - Arctic: Territory of Modern Energy - will be a key topic at the IV international forum Arctic: Territory of Dialogue, due in Arkhangelsk on March 29-30. The forum is a main platform for discussing development of the Arctic region. Organizers expect about 1,500 attendees from Russia and from abroad this year. TASS is the forum’s general information partner.