Krasnoyarsk CHP-4 power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Krasnoyarsk CHP-4 power station is a 116-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Krasnoyarsk territory, Russia.


The undated satellite photo below shows the plant, which is near Sosnovoborsk town, Krasnoyarsk territory.

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Background on Plant

Construction of Krasnoyarsk CHP-4 began in the 1990s but was discontinued due to lack of funding. The plant was originally owned and operated by Yenisei TGC (TGC-13). The plant was commissioned to provide heat but not electricity in 2012.[1]

In 2016 the Krasnoyarsk CHP-4 heating plant was combined with the newly built electricity-generating Zheleznogorsk CHP, and in 2015 the two plants were both named Krasnoyarsk CHP-4. In 2016 Krasnoyarsk CHP-4 was put under the control of KrasECO.[2]

Zheleznogorsk CHP was built with technical and financial support from the U.S. Department of Energy (USDOE) as part of a 2003 agreement between Minatom of Russia and the USDOE to stop plutonium production at industrial reactors in Seversk and Zheleznogorsk.[3][4]

Plant Details

  • Sponsor: KrasECO
  • Parent company: KrasECO
  • Location: Sosnovoborsk town, Krasnoyarsk territory, Russia
  • Coordinates: 56.133419, 93.388593 (exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Gross capacity: 116 MW
  • Type: Subcritical
  • In service: 2012
  • Coal type:
  • Coal source:
  • Source of financing: United States

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