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]

In October 2021, there was a fire at the power station, staff was evacuated and there were no casualties.[4]

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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References

  1. СХЕМА ТЕПЛОСНАБЖЕНИЯ МУНИЦИПАЛЬНОГО ОБРАЗОВАНИЯ ГОРОД АПАТИТЫ СПОДВЕДОМСТВЕННОЙ ТЕРРИТОРИЕЙ МУРМАНСКОЙ ОБЛАСТИ НА ПЕРИОД, УТВЕРЖДЕНА, May 4, 2017
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Апатитская ТЭЦ, Wikipedia (Russian), accessed June 2018.
  3. Апатитская ТЭЦ, TGC-1 website, accessed June 2018.
  4. "В Мурманской области загорелась Апатитская ТЭЦ". RG.ru. Oct 29, 2021. Retrieved Dec 7, 2021.

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