India’s Baharat Heavy Electrical Ltd (BHEL) has signed a series of memoranda of understanding (MoU) that will see the firm work to develop cogeneration facilities in Kazakhstan.

A MoU on co-operation in the energy sector for the design and construction of power and combined heat and power plants was agreed with KUS, one of the largest utility companies in the Kazakh power sector and owned by the Ordabassy Group.

KUS operates in power and heat production and transmission as well as the sale of heat and electricity.

BHEL and KAZNEX INVEST, the National Export and Investment Agency of Kazakhstan, also agreed to co-operate on projects in Kazakhstan and an MoU to this effect was also signed, as was a third MoU with JSC Samruk Energy, the national power utility of Kazakhstan.