Irkutsk-11 power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Irkutsk-11 power station is a 350-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Irkutsk province, Russia.

Location

The undated satellite photo below shows the plant, which is in Usolye-Sibirskoye city, Irkutsk province.

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Background on Plant

The eight-unit, 350-MW coal-fired Irkutsk-11 power station is owned by Irkutskenergo which is 90.2% owned by En+Group. The plant’s eight units were brought online between 1959 and 1971.[1] In December 2019 Irkutskenergo announced that it planned to sell its coal plants and other coal assets, possibly to Gazprom Energoholding LLC, which would facilitate the conversion of these plants to gas.[2][3]

In December 2019 Irkutskenergo announced that it planned to sell its power plant holdings to its subsidiary Baikal Energy Company for 27 billion rubles.[4] The sale was finalized and these holdings were transferred on Sep. 1, 2020.[5]

Plant Details

  • Sponsor: Baikal Energy Company
  • Parent company: En+Group
  • Location: Usolye-Sibirskoye city, Irkutsk province, Russia
  • Coordinates: 52.78207, 103.604129 (exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Gross capacity: 350 MW
  • Type: Subcritical
  • In service: 1959-71
  • Coal type: Sub-bituminous
  • Coal source:
  • Source of financing:

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