Irkutsk-9 Station 1 power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Irkutsk-9 Station 1 power station is a retired 185-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Irkutsk province, Russia. The plant is separate from the Irkutsk-9 power station, which is located about 3 km away.


The undated satellite photo below shows the plant, which is in Angarsk city, Angarsky district, Irkutsk province.

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Background on Plant

The eight-unit, 185-MW coal-fired Irkutsk-9 Station 1 power station was owned by EuroSibEnergo. The plant’s eight units were brought online between 1953 and 1993.[1]

The plant's eight units were scheduled to be retired in 2020.[2] In May 2021, it was announced that Irkutsk-9 Station 1 had been fully decommissioned, and its load had been completely transferred to the Irkutsk-9 power station. The transfer project cost RUR 3.45 billion and took 7 years to complete.[3][4]

Plant Details

  • Sponsor: Irkutskenergo
  • Parent company: EuroSibEnergo
  • Location: Angarsk city, Angarsky district, Irkutsk province, Russia
  • Coordinates: 52.565987, 103.931986 (exact)
  • Status: Retired
  • Gross capacity: 185 MW
  • Type: Subcritical
  • In service: 1953-2021
  • Coal type: Sub-bituminous
  • Coal source:
  • Source of financing:

Articles and resources


  1. Irkutsk TPS-9 Station 1 Thermal Power Station Russia, Global Energy Observatory, accessed June 2018.
  2. ТЭЦ-1 планируют закрыть после перераспределения нагрузки на ТЭЦ-9 в Приангарье к 2020 году, Irkutsk Media, Sep. 10, 2018
  3. Anna Amgeiser, Twice as efficient: Angarsk CHPP-9 took over the entire load from CHPP-1, BABR 24, May 24, 2021
  4. "Масштабный проект по тепловой генерации реализовала в Иркутской области En+ Group". Oblastnaya Gazeta. May 26, 2021. Retrieved Dec 27, 2021.

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