Chita-1 power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Chita-1 power station is a 491-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Zabaykalsky territory, Russia.


The undated satellite photo below shows the plant, which is in Zheleznodorozhny rayon, Chita city, Zabaykalsky territory.

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Background on Plant

The six-unit, 491-MW coal-fired Chita-1 power station is owned by Russian Railways. The plant’s six units were brought online between 1965 and 1978.[1][2][3]

Plant Details

  • Sponsor: TGC-14
  • Parent company: JSC Russian Railways
  • Location: Zheleznodorozhny rayon, Chita city, Zabaykalsky territory, Russia
  • Coordinates: 52.053534, 113.357599 (exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Gross capacity: Unit 1: 100 MW; Unit 2: 60 MW; Unit 3: 60 MW; Unit 4: 87 MW; Unit 5: 87 MW; Unit 6: 97 MW
  • Type: Subcritical
  • In service: 1965-1978
  • Coal type: Lignite
  • Coal source:
  • Source of financing:

Articles and resources


  1. Chita TPP-1 Coal Power Plant Russia, Global Energy Observatory, accessed June 2018.
  2. Читинская ТЭЦ-1, Wikipedia (Russian), accessed June 2018.
  3. Характеристики генерирующего оборудования, TGC-14 website, accessed June 2018.

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