Dongfang Electric International Corporation (DEIC; China) has charged the lowest price of UAH 19.090 billion in the tender of Donbasenergo energy generating company for the reconstruction of the power unit No. 6 of the Slovyansk thermal power plant (Mykolayivka, Donetsk region).\r\nThis is evidenced by data in the ProZorro public procurement system, Ukrainian News Agency reports.\r\nAn expected cost of the procurement was UAH 21.244 billion.\r\nDEIC is a Chinese state-owned company and incorporates about 100 enterprises.\r\nIt specializes in electric energy projects.\r\nAnother Chinese-based Power Construction Corporation of China (Powerchina) was also trading.\r\nIts bid made UAH 19.615 billion.\r\nThe scope of procurement in this tender is the reconstruction of power unit No. 6 with division into power units No. 6b and No. 6a with a capacity of 330 mW each.\r\nThe service shall be delivered until September 2024.\r\nAs Ukrainian News Agency earlier reported, in 2017, Donbasenergo received a profit of UAH 57.3 million, having increased revenue by 19% to UAH 4.8 billion.\r\nThe Donbasenergo power generating company operates the Starobesheve thermoelectric power plant (located in the part of the Donetsk region not controlled by the Ukrainian government) and the Slovyansk thermoelectric power plant, which have a combined installed capacity of 2,890 MW.\r\nThe Energoinvest Holding owns 60.859% of the shares in Donbasenergo and the State Property Fund owns 25%.\r\nAccording to the state register of legal entities, the ultimate beneficial owners of PJSC Energoinvest Holding are Greek citizen Andreas Zerni and U.S. citizen Robert Bensch.