Apatitskaya CHPP power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Apatitskaya CHPP power station is a 230-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Murmansk province, Russia.

Location

The undated satellite photo below shows the plant, which is near Apatity town, Murmansk province.

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Background on Plant

The Apatitskaya CHPP power station is owned by Fortum and Gazprom. It is a combined heat and power plant (CHPP); the plant produces 230 MW. The plant’s eight units were brought online between 1959 and 1964.[1][2][3] Coal for the power station is provided by the Inta, Kuznetsk and Khakass deposits.[2]

Turbine units 2 and 5 were retired in 2013. Unit 1 was retired in 2016. However, all 8 coal-fired boilers are still operating.[2]

Plant Details

  • Sponsor: TGC-1
  • Parent company: Fortum and Gazprom
  • Location: Apatity town, Murmansk province, Russia
  • Coordinates: 67.598725, 33.423457 (exact)
  • Status: Units 1, 2 & 5: Retired; Units 3-4, 6-8: Operating
  • Gross capacity: 230 MW (Unit 3: 28 MW; Unit 4: 28 MW; Unit 6: 21 MW; Unit 7: 85 MW; Unit 8: 68 MW)
  • Type: Subcritical
  • In service: 1959-1964
  • Coal type:
  • Coal source: Inta, Kuznetsk and Khakass deposits
  • Source of financing:

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