Kymijarvi power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Kymijarvi power station is a power station in Päijät-Häme, Finland. A 138-megawatt (MW) unit is coal-fired.

The coal unit was retired in 2019.[1]

Location

The undated satellite below shows the plant in Lahti.

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Background

The 138 MW conventional block was commissioned on fuel oil in 1975 and converted to coal in 1982. There was a 49.5 MW topping gas turbine installation in 1986. In 1998, syngas was introduced into the fuel mix. In May 2012, a 50 MW syngas block went into operation. The plant runs on bituminous coal, refuse and biomass syngas, natural gas, and diesel oil.[2]

In February 2016 owner Lahti Energia said it planned to mothball its Kymijarvi coal and gas power plant in June 2019.[3]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Lahti Energia Oy
  • Parent company: Lahti Energia
  • Developer:
  • Location: Lahti, Päijät-Häme
  • Coordinates: 60.99176, 25.720225 (exact)
  • Status: Retired (2019)
  • Capacity: 138 MW
  • Start date: 1982
  • Type: Subcritical
  • Coal Type: Bituminous
  • Coal Source:
  • Source of financing:

Resources and articles

References

  1. "Data," Beyond Coal Europe, June 20, 2019
  2. "Coal-Fired Plants in Finland," Industcards, accessed April 2016
  3. "Finland to provide $88 million investment aid to renewables projects," Reuters, Feb 25, 2016

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