Kumertau CHP power station
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Kumertau CHP power station (Кумертауская ТЭЦ) is a 120-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Kumertau, Bashkortostan Republic, Russia. The station was founded as Yermolaevskaya CHP.
The undated satellite photo below shows the plant in Kumertau, Bashkortostan, Russia.
Background on Plant
The power station began operations in 1954. It currently consists of 2 turbine units and 4 boiler units, connected through a cross-link system. Both operating turbines have capacity of 60 MW. The boilers are designed to run on both coal and natural gas. The station is capable of burning natural and waste gas, fuel oil, coal, production wastes of the briquette factory - "sludge" as process fuel, and a renewable fuel source such as granulated husk - sunflower processing waste from oil extraction plants.
The station was originally owned by Bashkir Generation Company, which sold it to Sverdlovsk Energogazovaya Company for 84.7 million rubles in 2016.
- Sponsor: Sverdlovsk Energogazovaya Company
- Parent company: Sverdlovsk Energogazovaya Company
- Location: Kmertau, Bashkortostan, Russia
- Coordinates: 52.7721119, 55.8204777 (exact)
- Status: Operating
- Gross capacity: 2 x 60 MW
- Type: Subcritical
- In service: Unit 5: 1965; Unit 2: 1970
- Coal type: Lignite
- Coal source: Kuyurgazinsky field
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