Krasnoyarsk GRES-2 power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Krasnoyarsk GRES-2 power station is a 1,270-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Krasnoyarsk territory, Russia.


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

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Background on Plant

The nine-unit, 1,270-MW coal-fired Krasnoyarsk GRES-2 power station is owned by Gazprom. The plant’s nine units were brought online between in three phases: Units 1-4 in 1961, Units 5-7 in 1978, and Units 8-9 in 1983.[1][2][3][4]

In December 2019 Suek agreed to buy the plant from Gazprom for 10 billion rubles.[5] The sale was completed in Feburary 2020.[6] Suek took over operations at the plant in October 2020.[3]

Plant Details

  • Sponsor: OGK-2
  • Parent company: Suek
  • Location: Zelenogorsk town, Krasnoyarsk territory, Russia
  • Coordinates: 56.149733, 94.481742 (exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Gross capacity: 1,270 MW
  • Type: Subcritical
  • In service: 1961-64 (Units 1-4); 1976-83 (Units 5-9)
  • Coal type: Lignite
  • Coal source: Borodinsky open-pit mine
  • Source of financing:

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