Cherepovetskaya power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Cherepovetskaya power station (also called Kaduy power station) is a 1,080-megawatt (MW) power plant in Vologda province, Russia. 630 MW of the plant's capacity is coal-fired generation.


The undated satellite photo below shows the existing coal-fired units, which are near Kaduy, in Cherepovets city, Vologda province.

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Background on Plant

The Cherepovetskaya power station is owned by Gazprom, and contains three units, totaling 630 MW, which are coal-fired; the rest of the plant is gas-fired. The plant’s three coal-fired units were brought online between 1976 and 1978.[1][2][3][4]

In November 2018 it was reported that the plant's three units would be retired as of Jan. 1, 2021. The power supplied by the plant would be replaced by a new gas-fired plant and gas pipelines.[5]

Plant Details

  • Sponsor: OGK-2
  • Parent company: Gazprom
  • Location: Kaduy, Cherepovets city, Vologda province, Russia
  • Coordinates: 59.228371, 37.125883 (exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Gross capacity: 630 MW coal-fired (Units 1-3: 210 MW)
  • Type: Subcritical
  • In service: 1976-78
  • Coal type:
  • Coal source:
  • Source of financing:

Articles and resources


  1. Global Power Plant Database, World Resources Institute, Version 1.0.0, April 2018.
  2. Cherepovetskaya GRES Thermal Power Plant Russia, Global Energy Observatory, accessed June 2018.
  3. Череповецкая ГРЭС, Wikipedia (Russian), accessed June 2018.
  4. Череповецкая ГРЭС, OGK-2 website, accessed June 2018.
  5. СОБЫТИЯ На Череповецкой ГРЭС остановят три энергоблока,, Nov. 12, 2018

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