Primorskaya TPP power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Primorskaya TPP power station is an operating 195-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Svetly, Kaliningrad, Kaliningrad Province, Russia.


The map below shows Svetly, Kaliningrad, Kaliningrad Province, Russia, where the plant will be built.

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Background on Plant

The project was proposed by Rosneftegaz and Inter RAO in 2016 as a 3 x 65 MW coal-fired plant.[1] In April 2019 Inter RAO was tendering construction contracts to build the plant.[2] As of June 2019 no actual construction of the plant is visible through satellite photography. As of October 2019 RusHydro was planning to commission the plant in August 2020.[3] In February 2020 a successful test firing of Unit 1 was conducted.[4] RusHydro expects the plant to be commissioned in Q4 2020.[4]

Unit 1 was commissioned in May 2020.[5] Unit 2 and Unit 3 were commissioned in October 2020.[6]

Plant Details

  • Sponsor: Far Eastern Generating Company
  • Parent company: RusHydro
  • Location: Luchegorsk city, Pozharsky district, Primorsky territory, Russia
  • Coordinates: 54.690602, 20.284882 (approximate)[7]
  • Status: Operating
  • Gross capacity: 195 MW: 3 x 65 MW
  • Type:
  • In service: 2020
  • Coal type: Kuznetsk black coal
  • Coal source:
  • Source of financing:

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