Cengiz Holding’s energy subsidiary operating in power generation, electricity distribution, trade, sales and marketing as well as natural gas distribution and trade business lines, Cengiz Enerji, has inked a deal to build its second natural gas-fired combined cycle power plant (CCPP) in Uzbekistan. The CCPP, which will have a 220 megawatt (MW) capacity per hour will be installed in Sirdaryo province on an area of 70,000 square meters. Meanwhile, Cengiz Holding’s first CCPP in Uzbekistan has been built in Tashkent on an area of 50,000 square meters with an installed capacity of 240 MW. “In total, we’ll generate 460 MW of electricity per hour in both CCPPs in Uzbekistan. This corresponds to electricity consumption of nearly 230,000 houses,” said Ahmet Cengiz, Energy Group Head of Cengiz Holding. Construction on the Sirdaryo CCPP in will be completed in the second half of 2022, while the CCPP in Tashkent will become operational in March 2022. The company will use the build-operate model for both CCPPs.