Primorskaya TPP power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Primorskaya TPP power station (Приморская ТЭС) 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]

A company called Kaliningrad Generation LLC was formed to develop the project, owned by Rosneftegaz (99%), less than 1% is held by Inter Rao.[3][4][5]

Unit 1 was commissioned in May 2020.[6] Unit 2 and Unit 3 were commissioned in December 2020.[7][8] Each unit has an energy boiler and a steam turbine. The main equipment is by Russian suppliers: three steam turbines by Urals Turbine Factory, three generators by Elsib, three steam boilers by Podolsky Mashinostroitelny Zavod.[9]

Primorskaya TPP is a reserve source of energy.[9] In 2021 it generated 90 mln Kwh of electricity.[10]

Plant Details

  • Owner: Kaliningrad Generation LLC
  • Parent company: Rosneftegaz
  • Location: Svetly, Kaliningrad Oblast, Russia
  • Coordinates: 54.6907707839046, 20.28305163806372 (exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Gross capacity: 195 MW: 3 x 65 MW
  • Type:
  • In service: 2020
  • Coal type: Subbituminous[11]
  • Coal source: from Kemerovo (directly by rail) or by rail to St Petersburg and then by sea to Kaliningrad[11]
  • Source of financing: Rosneftegaz[11]

Articles and resources


  1. Russia To Invest US$1.56bn In Kaliningrad Power Plants, Energo - CEE/FSU Power, Jul. 21, 2016
  2. Procurement procedures/tenders,, accessed June 2019.
  3. "Три новые ТЭС в Калининградской области в 2020г снизили выработку на 33%". Interfax Russia. February 11, 2021.
  4. Company details. "Калининградская Генерация, ООО". Retrieved November 2022. Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  5. About company. "Kaliningrad Energy". Retrieved November 2022. Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  6. На Приморской ТЭС запустили паровую турбину первого энергоблока,, May 19, 2020
  7. "Третий энергоблок Приморской ТЭС введен в эксплуатацию в декабре 2020". Feb 15, 2021. Retrieved Jun 30, 2022.
  8. "Уральский турбинный завершил проект на Приморской ТЭС". Feb 18, 2021. Retrieved Jun 30, 2022.
  9. 9.0 9.1 "Приморская ТЭС". Retrieved November 2022. Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  10. "АО «Интер РАО – Электрогенерация» в 2021 году нарастило выработку электроэнергии и отпуск тепла". February 10, 2022.
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 Kaliningrad Energy. "FAQ". Retrieved November 2022. Check date values in: |access-date= (help)

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