Power Machine’s steam turbines, which are made both for domestic nuclear power plants and for foreign ones, continue to be alarming.
Power Machines disrupted the construction schedule of the power plant and companies are facing serious fines. The reason was the withdrawal from the project of Western subcontractors due to the American sanctions imposed on Power Machines.
Siemens can localize the production of its high-capacity gas turbines in Russia not earlier than 2023 in Russia.
By 2025, the "Power Machines" controlled by the oligarch should produce turbines that are 100% localized.
The tender for the supply of equipment for a new TPP company bypassed the Urals turbine plant.
Minpromtorg proposed to prohibit foreign companies from participating in the modernization of Russian thermal power plants in the 1920s. True, officials forgot that the gas turbine's own nomenclature does not cover the needs of the program, worth 1.4 trillion rubles. Whether it will be possible to develop new ones is not yet known.
The German concern is not going to leave because of the scandal with the supply of turbines to the Crimea from Russia and plans to bring the localization of production of gas turbines in Russia to 90%.
Under the US sanctions, "Power Machines" businessman Alexei Mordashov continues to demand benefits.
"Power Machines" and the GAZ Group will support public procurement.
To start the production of "Power Machines" ask for state support.
More than half of the company's revenue is exported.
Technopromexport sold the Siemens turbines to its structure in six months after it was ordered.
The state corporation created a secondary market for disputable equipment.
Last week in Russia one of the hottest topics was the problem of Siemens turbines, which had been sneaked into the Crimea quietly. The second most important topic was the search conducted by the FSB in the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Russian Federation. It is believed that the FSB is trying to put this agency under its control.
Journalists learned that Putin had promised not to use Siemens turbines in the Crimea.
Siemens will not limit its cooperation with Russia.
Because of the scandal with the supply of turbines to the Crimea, the company is considering the option to withdraw from two joint ventures in Russia.
Roman Filippov, General Director of Power Machines, was detained in St. Petersburg by officers of the Federal Security Service. The date and circumstances of the detention are not yet specified.
The German concern believes that Tekhnopromexport has misled vendors, and demands to recognize the deal on the delivery of all four gas turbine plants as invalid and return them.
Siemens gas turbines were supplied to the Crimea despite the sanctions.