Kumertau CHP power station

From Global Energy Monitor

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.[1]


The undated satellite photo below shows the plant in Kumertau, Bashkortostan, Russia.

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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.[1] 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.[2]

The station was originally owned by Bashkir Generation Company, which sold it to Sverdlovsk Energogazovaya Company for 84.7 million rubles in 2016.[3]

Plant Details

  • 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
  • Source of financing:

Articles and resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 Кумертауская ТЭЦ, Wikipedia, accessed June 2021
  2. "История Кумертауской ТЭЦ". kumtec.ru. Retrieved Jul 1, 2022.
  3. Как ТЭЦ в Кумертау сама у себя уголь покупает, News24, Nov. 6, 2016

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