Amurskaya-1 power station
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Amurskaya-1 power station is a 285-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Khabarovsk province, Russia.
The undated satellite photo below shows the plant, which is near Amursk city, Khabarovsk province.
Background on Plant
The 285-MW coal-fired Amurskaya-1 power station is owned by RusHydro. The plant has 5 turbine generators and 9 boiler units, which are connected through a cross-link design. The five turbine units were brought online between 1967 and 1987. Three of the plant's boiler units were converted to fire on natural gas: Units 6 & 7 in 2000, and Unit 2 in 2004.
In November 2019 the construction of a second ash dump for the plant was completed and will allow the plant to operate for another 25 years, according to RusHydro's subsidiary the Far Eastern Generating Company. In total the project cost more than RUR 152 million.
- Sponsor: JSC RAO Energy System of East
- Parent company: RusHydro
- Location: Amursk city, Khabarovsk province, Russia
- Coordinates: 50.22615, 136.88528 (exact)
- Status: Operating
- Gross capacity: 285 MW (Unit 1: 25 MW; Units 2-4: 60 MW; Unit 5: 80 MW)
- Type: Subcritical
- In service: Unit 1: 1980; Unit 2: 1967; Unit 3: 1967; Unit 4: 1968; Unit 5: 1987
- Coal type: Lignite
- Coal source:
- Source of financing:
Articles and resources
- Амурская ТЭЦ-1, EnergyBase.ru, Accessed June 7, 2021
- Amur-1 Powerplant, Enipedia, accessed June 2018.
- Амурская ТЭЦ, Wikipedia (Russian), accessed June 2018.
- Амурская ТЭЦ-1 ru.wikipedia.org, accessed June 2020
- На Амурской ТЭЦ-1 завершено строительство золоотвала, dvgk.ru, Nov. 22, 2019