Krasnoyarsk CHP-3 power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Krasnoyarsk CHP-3 power station is a 208-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Krasnoyarsk territory, Russia.

Location

The undated satellite photo below shows the plant, which is in Krasnoyarsk city, Krasnoyarsk territory.

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Background on Plant

The RAO UES 2006-10 five-year plan (from before the restructuring of RAO UES), which RAO management approved in January 2007, listed as a long-term project the addition of two 185-MW coal-fired units at Krasnoyarsk CHP-3, with completion dates of 2009-10.[1]

In March 2012, Yenisei TGC (TGC-13), a subsidiary of Siberian Generating Company (SUEK), finished construction on the first 208-MW, $20 million unit of the Krasnoyarsk-3 coal-fired power plant, and brought the unit online.[2][3]

There is no mention of a second coal-fired unit in TGC-13's 2012 Annual Report, or in the company's press releases, and it appears that the second unit has been cancelled.[4][5]

In October 2018 a new generator with 208-MW capacity and an estimated lifespan of 40 years was brought online and replaced the plant's old generator.[6]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Yenisei TGC (TGC-13)
  • Parent company: Siberian Generating Company (SUEK)
  • Location: Krasnoyarsk city, Krasnoyarsk territory, Russia
  • Coordinates: 56.10880, 93.09209 (exact)
  • Status: Operating (Unit 1); Cancelled (Unit 2)
  • Gross Capacity: 208 MW (Unit 1)
  • Type: Subcritical
  • Projected in service: Mar. 2012 (Unit 1)
  • Coal Type: Lignite
  • Coal Source:
  • Source of financing: European Bank for Reconstruction and Development[7]

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