Baikal power station
|This article is part of the Global Energy Monitor coverage of Russia and coal|
Baikal power station is a 49-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Biakalsk, Irkutsk, Russia.
The undated satellite photo below shows the plant, which is in Biakalsk, Irkustk, Russia.
Background on Plant
The plant was originally owned and operated by the Baikal Pulp and Paper Mill, which closed in 2013, after which it was turned over to the town of Biakalsk. In November 2018 it was announced that the plant would be converted to run on wood biofuel by August 2021. In November 2019 the mayor of Biakalsk stated that construction of the new plant would begin in August 2020 and would be complete in 2023.
- Sponsor: Municipality of Biakalsk
- Parent company: Municipality of Biakalsk
- Location: Biakalsk, Irkutsk, Russia
- Coordinates: 51.5152411, 104.1804701 (exact)
- Status: Operating
- Gross capacity: 49 MW
- Type: Subcritical
- In service: 1965
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- Source of financing:
Articles and resources
- ТЭЦ Байкальского ЦБК выставят на торги повторно, Tass, Apr. 23, 2014
- Байкальскую ТЭЦ затопят опилками, Kommersant, Nov. 11, 2018
- В Байкальске появится экокотельная вместо старой ТЭЦ?, babr24.com, Nov. 25, 2019