E.On starts construction of worlds largest power station at Surgut.
When completed the turbines will make the power station the worlds largest. Construction is part of the $3.2 Billion E.On will invest in power generator OGK-4 by 2011.
The $820 million project to build the turbines is being undertaken by General Electric and Gama, and will see the Surgut No 2 Station have a capacity of 5.6 gigawatts. OGK-4 general director, Andrei Kitashyov says the electricity producer has secured long term gas supply contracts for the turbines with Gazprom, Novatek, and Surgutneftegaz.