Barabinsk power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Barabinsk power station (or Barabinskaya power station) is a 304-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Novosibirsk province, Russia.


The undated satellite photo below shows the plant, which is in Kuybyshev town, Novosibirsk province.

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Background on Plant

The seven-unit, 304-MW coal-fired Barabinsk power station is owned by Sibeko. The plant is a combined heat and power plant; it produces around 100 MW of electricity, as well as heat.[1][2] In March 2018 it was announced that the plant would switch from burning bituminous coal to lignite because lignite is cheaper.[3]

In January 2018 Siberian Generating Company (SGK) acquired 78% ownership of Sibeko.[4] In August 2018 SGK was acquired by Siberian Coal Energy Company (SUEK).[5]

Plant Details

  • Sponsor: OAO Sibeko
  • Parent company: Siberian Coal Energy Company (SUEK)
  • Location: Kuybyshev town, Novosibirsk province, Russia
  • Coordinates: 55.44746, 78.365926 (exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Gross capacity: 304 MW
  • Type: Subcritical
  • In service: Unit 1: 1954; Units 2-4: 1955; Unit 5: 1985; Unit 6: 1995; Unit 7: 2003
  • Coal type: Lignite
  • Coal source:
  • Source of financing:

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