Support The Moscow Times!

China to Build Power Plant

Huadian, a Chinese power company, agreed to build a 20 billion ruble ($655 million) plant in the Yaroslavl region with TGK-2, a generator controlled by Sintez Group, the companies said Friday.

The power plant will have a capacity of 450 to 490 megawatts and will be built by 2013, according to materials distributed to reporters at a signing ceremony. The Chinese company will invest 15 billion rubles.



(Bloomberg)

Read more

Independent journalism isn’t dead. You can help keep it alive.

As the only remaining independent, English-language news source reporting from Russia, The Moscow Times plays a critical role in connecting Russia to the world.

Editorial decisions are made entirely by journalists in our newsroom, who adhere to the highest ethical standards. We fearlessly cover issues that are often considered off-limits or taboo in Russia, from domestic violence and LGBT issues to the climate crisis and a secretive nuclear blast that exposed unknowing doctors to radiation.

As we approach the holiday season, please consider making a one-time donation — or better still a recurring donation — to The Moscow Times to help us continue producing vital, high-quality journalism about the world’s largest country.