Artyomovskaya power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Artyomovskaya power station (or Artyomov power station) is a 400-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Primorsky territory, Russia.


The undated satellite photo below shows the plant, which is in Artyom city, Primorsky territory.

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Background on Plant

The four-unit, 400-MW coal-fired Artyomovskaya power station is owned by RusHydro. The plant’s four units were brought online between 1961 and 1969.[1][2][3]

In July 2018 the Ministry of Energy announced a program of financial incentives for transitioning coal-fired plants to run on gas.[4] In November 2018 the Far Eastern Generating Co. tendered the construction of a new gas-fired plant that would be built by 2020 and would replace the plant's coal-fired units.[5] In May 2019 RusHydro announced that a 91-billion ruble modernization of the plant was scheduled for 2026.[6] In July 2019 the Russian government ordered that the plant's coal-fired units would be retired upon completion of the new gas-fired plant, which was now aiming to complete construction by 2026.[7]

In 2021, RusHydro announced that they were allocating RUR 462 million for repairs at Artyomovskaya power station.[8]

Plant Details

  • Sponsor: Far Eastern Generating Co JSC
  • Parent company: RusHydro
  • Location: Artyom city, Primorsky territory, Russia
  • Coordinates: 43.371531, 132.304051 (exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Gross capacity: 400 MW (Units 3-6: 100 MW)
  • Type: Subcritical
  • In service: 1961-1969
  • Coal type: Bituminous/sub-bituminous
  • Coal source:
  • Source of financing:

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