Amurskaya-1 power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Amurskaya-1 power station is a 225-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Khabarovsk province, Russia.

Location

The undated satellite photo below shows the plant, which is near Amursk city, Khabarovsk province.

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Background on Plant

The five-unit, 285-MW coal-fired Amurskaya-1 power station is owned by RusHydro. The plant’s five units were brought online between 1967 and 1987.[1][2] Unit 2 was converted to run on gas in 2004.[3]

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.[4]

Plant Details

  • Sponsor: JSC RAO Energy System of East
  • Parent company: RusHydro
  • Location: Amursk city, Khabarovsk province, Russia
  • Coordinates: 50.22615, 136.88528 (exact)
  • Status: Unit 1 & Units 3-4: Operating; Unit 2: Retired (converted to gas)
  • Gross capacity: 225 MW (Unit 1: 25 MW; Units 3-4: 60 MW; Unit 5: 80 MW)
  • Type: Subcritical
  • In service: Unit 1: 1980; Unit 2: 1967-2004; Unit 3: 1967; Unit 4: 1968; Unit 5: 1987
  • Coal type: Lignite
  • Coal source:
  • Source of financing:

Articles and resources

References

  1. Amur-1 Powerplant, Enipedia, accessed June 2018.
  2. Амурская ТЭЦ, Wikipedia (Russian), accessed June 2018.
  3. Амурская ТЭЦ-1 ru.wikipedia.org, accessed June 2020
  4. На Амурской ТЭЦ-1 завершено строительство золоотвала, dvgk.ru, Nov. 22, 2019

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