IRU Elektrijaam power station

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IRU Elektrijaam power station is a 173-megawatt (MW) gas-fired power plant in Harju County, Estonia.


The map below shows the location of the power station in Maardu, Harju County, Estonia.

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Project Details

  • Sponsor: Enefit Green[1]
  • Parent company: Eesti Energi[2]
  • Location: Maardu, Harju County, Estonia
  • Coordinates: 59.4514, 24.9246 (exact)[3]
  • Gross generating capacity (operating): 173 MW
    • Gas-fired[4] combined cycle[5] with CHP[6], 173 MW[4] (start-up in 1980-1982)[7]

Articles and Resources


  1. Enefit Green Wikipedia, accessed December 2019
  2. Iru Power Plant Wikipedia, accessed December 2019
  3. Global Power Plant Database v.1.2.0, ID WRI1022396 World Resources Institute, June 2019
  4. 4.0 4.1 ENTSO-E Transparency Platform, ID ENTSOE_p_38W-MT--IRU--Q-T accessed November 2019
  5. FRESNA (FIAS Renewable Energy Systems & Network Analysis) version 4.1 (July 2019)
  6. Global Energy Observatory ID 42154, accessed January 2020
  7. World Electric Power Plants database S&P Global Platts, June 2019