Abakan power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Abakan power station is a 406-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station in the Republic of Khakassia, an autonomous republic within Russia.


The undated satellite photo below shows the plant, which is located near Abakan city, the capital of the Republic of Khakassia.

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Background on Plant

The existing Abakan Combined Heat & Power (CHP) Plant is a three-unit, 270-MW coal-fired power plant near Abakan, the capital of the autonomous Republic of Khakassia. It is currently owned by the Siberian Generating Company. It is the largest power plant in Khakassia.[1] The three units were completed in 1982-85.[2]

In March 2019 one of the plant's boilers caught fire. No deaths or injuries were reported.[3]

In June 2019 it was reported that four of the oldest boiler houses within the plant would be closed in 2019.[4]

Description of Expansion

TGC-13 recently built a $300 million, 136-MW fourth coal-fired unit at the Abakan plant.[1] The foundation of the new unit was completed in February 2012.[5] The new unit went online in September 2014.[6]

Project Details for Unit 4 Expansion

  • Sponsor: Eniseyskaya Territorial Generating Company (TGC-13)
  • Parent company: OOO UC Siberian Generating Company Group/SUEK (Andrey Melnichenko)
  • Location: Abakan city, Republic of Khakassia, Russian Federation
  • Coordinates: 53.71913, 91.32308 (exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Gross Capacity: 136 MW
  • Type: Subcritical
  • In service: Sept. 2014
  • Coal Type: Subbituminous
  • Coal Source:
  • Source of financing: Eurasian Development Bank[1]

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