Heat Supply Networks in Kazakhstan Show 53% Wear and Tear

Local executive bodies in Kazakhstan report that the total length of heat supply networks spans approximately 13,000 kilometers, with an average wear and tear rate of 53%. This signifies that approximately 6,900 kilometers of these networks require replacement.

The Ministry of Industry and Construction highlights that the most significant wear and tear are observed in several regions, notably Pavlodar (Ekibastuz at 91%, Pavlodar at 83%), Akmola (Stepnogorsk at 82%, Atbasar at 76.5%), North Kazakhstan (Petropavlovsk at 74%), Kostanay (Arkalyk at 68%, Rudny at 68%), Mangistau (Aktau at 71%), and Karaganda (Temirtau at 67%).

Minister Kanat Sharlapaev aims to reduce the average wear and tear to 43% by 2030. To achieve this goal, an annual repair of approximately 350 kilometers of heating networks is necessary, requiring an estimated financial investment of over 250 billion tenge per year.

During a government meeting, Sharlapaev disclosed that in 2023, 336 kilometers of heating networks underwent modernization through various funding sources. Plans for 2024 include the repair of 221 kilometers of heating networks, reflecting ongoing efforts to address the infrastructure’s maintenance needs.



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