Aksu power station

From Global Energy Monitor

The Aksu power station (also known as Aksuskaya power station or Аксуская ГРЭС) is a 2,450-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station in Ekibastuz, Kazakhstan.

Location

The undated satellite photo below shows the power station in Aksu.

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Background

The Aksu power station, formerly known as the Ermakovskaya State District Power Plant (GRES),[1] was initially an 8 x 300 MW coal plant commissioned from 1968 to 1975 in Aksu, Pavlodar, Kazakhstan. It is owned by Eurasian Resources Group.[2]

The units are undergoing modernization: comprehensive modernization of at least five out of eight units has already been completed.[2] The capacity of units 2 and 6 have been increased to 325 MW, increasing the plant's capacity to 2,450 MW.[2][3] In 2004, unit 4 was modernized and its capacity increased to 310 MW.[4] In 2006, unit 3 was modernized and its capacity increased to 325 MW.[4][5] Unit 6 was modernized in 2013.[1] From 2015 until 2018, unit 5 was modernized and its capacity increased to 325 MW.[4]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Eurasian Energy Corp
  • Parent company: Eurasian Resources Group
  • Developer:
  • Location: Aksu, Pavlodar, Kazakhstan
  • Coordinates: 52.120048, 76.875002 (exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Capacity: 2,510 MW (Units 1-8: 300 MW to 325 MW)
  • Type: Supercritical
  • Start date: 1968 (Unit 1), 1969 (Unit 2), 1970 (Unit 3), 1971 (Unit 4), 1973 (Unit 5), 1974 (Units 6-7), 1975 (Unit 8)
  • Coal Type: Bituminous
  • Coal Source: Vostochny coal mine (Kazakhstan)

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Аксуская ГРЭС," Wikipedia, last updated March 13, 2021
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 "Eurasian Energy Corporation JSC," Eurasian Resources Group, accessed June 14, 2021
  3. "President visited Aksu Thermal Power Plant within working trip to Pavlodar region". Kazinform. Aug 3, 2011. Retrieved Nov 9, 2021.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Паникаровская, Елена. "Аксуская электростанция: 50 лет тепла и света". el.kz. Retrieved Nov 9, 2021.
  5. "На Аксуской ГРЭС после реконструкции запущен в работу 3 энергоблок". Kazakhstan Today. Dec 1, 2006. Retrieved Nov 9, 2021.

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