Energy company E.ON has launched a combined cycle power plant near the village of Malženice in Trnava region, E.ON Slovensko managing board chairman Konrad Kreuzer told the TASR newswire on January 10.
The facility, with 430-MW power capacity, will produce more than 3 billion kWh per year, while requiring approximately 500 million cubic metres of natural gas to keep it running. Launching the power plant has created 30 new permanent jobs. The construction works began in October 2008 and took 26 months to complete, which was according to the original plan. The total investment costs were about €400 million.
Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
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11. Jan 2011 at 10:00