Balabanovskaya CHP power station

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Balabanovskaya CHP power station (Балабановская ТЭЦ) is an announced power station in Balabanovo, Borovsky District, Kaluga Oblast, Russia.


Table 1: Project-level location details

Plant name Location Coordinates (WGS 84)
Balabanovskaya CHP power station Balabanovo, Borovsky District, Kaluga Oblast, Russia 55.1946, 36.65591 (approximate)[1]

The map below shows the approximate location of the power station.

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Project Details

Table 2: Unit-level details

Unit name Status Fuel(s) Capacity (MW) Technology CHP Start year Retired year
Unit СС1 announced[1] gas[1] 150[1] combined cycle[1] yes[1] 2024[1]
Unit СС2 announced[1] gas[1] 150[1] combined cycle[1] yes[1] 2024[1]
Unit СС3 announced[1] gas[1] 150[1] combined cycle[1] yes[1] 2024[1]

CHP is an abbreviation for Combined Heat and Power. It is a technology that produces electricity and thermal energy at high efficiencies. Coal units track this information in the Captive Use section when known.

Table 3: Unit-level ownership and operator details

Unit name Owner Parent
Unit СС1 KaliningradEnergoInvest LLC[1] KaliningradEnergoInvest LLC
Unit СС2 KaliningradEnergoInvest LLC[1] KaliningradEnergoInvest LLC
Unit СС3 KaliningradEnergoInvest LLC[1] KaliningradEnergoInvest LLC


The combined cycle power plant was announced in the Ministry of Energy of Russia (Minenergo) energy plan for 2021-2027, approved in February 2021. The owner is listed as Managing Company KaliningradEnergoInvest LLC (ООО «УК КалининградЭнергоИнвест»); sometimes its subsidiary is mentioned in the news, JSC KDKalugaInvest (Russian: АО КДКалугаИнвест).[2][3] In September 2017, the company was looking for investors.[4] In June 2021 and January 2022, job ads were posted for several vacancies at the power station, which was mentioned to be "under construction".[5][3] However, no official news or reports indicate that construction has started or is ongoing. As of October 2022, there were no developments related to this station.

The project was not listed in the Russian Ministry of Energy 2023-2028 energy plan, released in February of 2023.[6][7] As of November 2023, there have not been any updates, and the project is considered to be shelved.

Articles and Resources


  1. 1.00 1.01 1.02 1.03 1.04 1.05 1.06 1.07 1.08 1.09 1.10 1.11 1.12 1.13 1.14 1.15 1.16 1.17 1.18 1.19 1.20 1.21 "". Archived from the original on September 8, 2021.
  2. "Схема и программа развития Единой энергетической системы России на 2021 – 2027 годы". Ministry of Energy of the Russian Federation. Feb 26, 2021. p. 144. Retrieved Apr 13, 2022.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Вакансия: Начальник энергоцентра строящейся ТЭЦ". Jan 18, 2022. Retrieved May 4, 2022.
  4. "Инвестиции в проект Балабановской ТЭЦ в Калужской области". Sep 18, 2017. Retrieved May 4, 2022.
  5. "Работа в ООО "УК КалининградЭнергоИнвест"". Jun 1, 2021. Retrieved May 4, 2022.
  6. "Об утверждении схемы и программы развития электроэнергетических систем на 2023-2028 год" (PDF). February 2023. Retrieved November 8, 2023. {{cite web}}: External link in |website= (help)CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  7. "СХЕМА И ПРОГРАММА РАЗВИТИЯ ЭЛЕКТРОЭНЕРГЕТИЧЕСКИХ СИСТЕМ РОССИИ НА 2023–2028 ГОДЫ КАЛУЖСКАЯ ОБЛАСТЬ" (PDF). SO UPS of Russia. February 28, 2023. Retrieved November 8, 2023.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)

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