Kirov-3 power station

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Kirov-3 power station is a 258-megawatt (MW) (22 MW coal-fired, 236 MW gas-fired) power plant in Kirov oblast, Russia.


The undated satellite photo below shows the plant, which is in Kirovo-Chepetsk town, Kirov oblast.

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Background on Plant

The Kirov-3 power station began operation in 1942 and generates both heat and electricity. During its prime operating period, the power station had numerous boilers and turbines, but as of June 2021, only one power-generating turbine with 22 MW of capacity was active. Several coal-fired boilers for heat generation remain active as well.[1] The plant was formerly operated by TGC-5, which is owned by Renova Group.[2][3][4]

In 2014 T Plus Group completed construction of a new gas-fired combined cycle unit.[5]

Coal-Fired Units 1-5 Details

  • Sponsor: Kirov Branch of PJSC "T Plus"[1]
  • Parent company: T Plus Group
  • Location: Kirovo-Chepetsk town, Kirov oblast, Russia
  • Coordinates: 58.555882, 49.982535 (exact)[6][7]
  • Gross generating capacity (operating): 258 MW
    • Unit 5: Coal-fired Subcritical, 22 MW
    • Unit CC1: Gas-fired combined cycle with CHP, 236 MW (start-up in 2014)[1]
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Articles and resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Кировская ТЭЦ-3, T+ Group, Accessed June 10, 2021
  2. Global Power Plant Database, World Resources Institute, Version 1.0.0, April 2018.
  3. Kirov-3 Powerplant, Enipedia, accessed June 2018.
  4. Кировская ТЭЦ-3, Wikipedia (Russian), accessed June 2018.
  5. Дневник строительства ПГУ Кировской ТЭЦ-3, T Plus Group, accessed Aug 27, 2021
  6. Kirovskaya Tets-3, Google Maps, accessed Aug 27, 2021
  7. Kirovskaya TEC-3 Coal Power Plant, Industry About, Dec 6, 2016

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