Chelyabinsk CHP-1 power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Chelyabinsk CHP-1 power station (Челябинская ТЭЦ-1 электростанция and Челябинская ТЭЦ-1) is an operating power station of at least 134-megawatts (MW) in Novogornyy, Chelyabinsk, Russia with multiple units, some of which are not currently operating.


Table 1: Project-level location details

Plant name Location Coordinates (WGS 84)
Chelyabinsk CHP-1 power station Novogornyy, Chelyabinsk, Russia 55.1341, 61.4765 (exact)

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

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Unit-level coordinates (WGS 84):

  • Unit 1: 55.134106, 61.476465
  • Unit 1: 55.13411, 61.47647

Project Details

Table 2: Unit-level details

Unit name Status Fuel(s) Capacity (MW) Technology CHP Start year Retired year
Unit 1 retired coal - lignite 250 MW subcritical - - 2016
Unit 1 operating[1] gas[2] 134 MW[1] combined cycle[3] yes[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 1 Fortum (Russia) PJSC Fortum (Russia) PJSC
Unit 1 - -


  • Source of financing:

Background on Plant

Two gas-fired units were commissioned in combined cycle mode at the site in 2014 and the 250-MW coal-fired unit was retired in 2016.[4][5]

Articles and Resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "". Archived from the original on February 28, 2021.
  2. "". Archived from the original on July 24, 2021.
  3. "". Archived from the original on September 2, 2021.
  4. Челябинская ТЭЦ-1, Fortum, accessed November 2020
  5. Челябинская ТЭЦ-1 переведена на парогазовый цикл, Eprussia, Oct 2014

Additional data

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