Kymijarvi power station
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.
The undated satellite below shows the plant in Lahti.
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.
In February 2016 owner Lahti Energia said it planned to mothball its Kymijarvi coal and gas power plant in June 2019. However, Finland's national registry of power plants notes that the power station is still generating electricity in 2022.
- Sponsor: Lahti Energia Oy
- Parent company: Lahti Energia
- Location: Lahti, Päijät-Häme
- Coordinates: 60.99176, 25.720225 (exact)
- Gross generating capacity (operating): 90 MW
- Start date: 1982
- Type: Subcritical
- Coal Type: Bituminous
- Coal Source:
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Resources and articles
- "Data," Beyond Coal Europe, June 20, 2019
- "Coal-Fired Plants in Finland," Industcards, accessed April 2016
- "Finland to provide $88 million investment aid to renewables projects," Reuters, Feb 25, 2016
- "Toimitusvarmuus". Energiavirasto (in suomi). Retrieved 2022-06-03.
- Mikkolla, Nelli (2016). "Nordic Green Growth" (PDF). Nordregio. Retrieved Jun 3rd, 2022. Check date values in: