Irkutsk-6 power station
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Irkutsk-6 power station is a 270-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Irkutsk province, Russia.
The undated satellite photo below shows the plant, which is near Bratsk, in Bratsky district, Irkutsk province.
Background on Plant
The five-unit, 270-MW coal-fired Irkutsk-6 power station is owned by Irkutskenergo which is 90.2% owned by En+Group. The plant’s five units were brought online between 1965 and 1977. In December 2019 the Board of Directors of Irkutskenergo approved a deal with JSC Irkutskenergoremont in the amount of 725 million rubles to repair and renovate the plant. 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.
- Sponsor: Irkutskenergo
- Parent company: En+Group
- Location: Bratsk, Bratsky district, Irkutsk province, Russia
- Coordinates: 56.122361, 101.601071 (exact)
- Status: Operating
- Gross capacity: 270 MW
- Type: Subcritical
- In service: 1965-77
- Coal type: Sub-bituminous
- Coal source:
- Source of financing:
Articles and resources
- Irkutsk CHP Thermal Power Station-6 Russia, Global Energy Observatory, accessed June 2018.
- Иркутская ТЭЦ-6, Wikipedia (Russian), accessed June 2018.
- В иркутском Братске отремонтируют ТЭЦ-6, Sibnovosti.ru., Dec. 18, 2019
- Russian energy giant looks to shed coal assets, reports say, Bellona, Dec. 5, 2019
- Приход "Газпрома" и повышение тарифов, Irkutsk Media, Feb. 3, 2020