A 440 megawatt thermal power plant will be constructed In the Chechen Republic.As Construction.ru reported today via the regional press service, temporary buildings and constructions have gone up on the building site of the future power facility. The actual construction of the thermal power plant will begin in August of this year. The Grozny thermal power plant will provide for the complete energy needs of the republic, and will also save more than 10% of the electric power which is lost in being transported. In total, it will be necessary to construct two blocks with a starting power of 220 megawatts, the first to be handed over in 2017, the second in 2018. The thermal power generated will be 300 Gcal an hour.We remind you that the agreement on the construction in Grozny of the thermal power plant in October 2013 was reached by the Governor of Chechnya, Ramzan Kadyrov, and the chairman of the board of JSC “Gazprom”, Alexey Miller.