Neryungrinskaya power station
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Neryungrinskaya power station (or Neryungri power station) is a 570-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Sakha Republic, Russia. A further 430 MW has been proposed.
The undated satellite photo below shows the plant, which is near Serebryany Bor, in Neryungri (Nüörüñgürü) town, Sakha Republic.
Background on Plant
The three-unit, 570-MW coal-fired Neryungrinskaya power station is owned by RusHydro. The plant’s three units were brought online between 1983 and 1985. In November 2019 a reconstruction and refurbishing of Unit 2 was completed at a cost of 145 million rubles.
In November 2020 the Ministry of Energy announced a plan to build a 2 x 215 MW expansion of the plant.
In May 2019 local officials agreed to begin monthly monitoring of pollution from the plant.
- Sponsor: JSC RAO Energy System of East
- Parent company: RusHydro
- Location: Serebryany Bor, in Neryungri (Nüörüñgürü) town, Sakha Republic, Russia
- Coordinates: 56.669848, 124.852283 (exact)
- Status: Units 1-3: Operating; Units 4-5: Announced
- Gross capacity: Units 1-2: 2 x 180 MW; Unit 3: 210 MW; Units 4-5: 2 x 215 MW
- Type: Subcritical
- In service: 1983-85
- Coal type: Bituminous
- Coal source:
- Source of financing:
Articles and resources
- Global Power Plant Database, World Resources Institute, Version 1.0.0, April 2018.
- Neryungri Coal Power Plant Russia, Global Energy Observatory, accessed June 2018.
- Нерюнгринская ГРЭС, Wikipedia (Russian), accessed June 2018.
- На Нерюнгринской ГРЭС завершен текущий ремонт энергоблока, ysia.ru, Nov. 25, 2019
- БАМ лишается новых электростанций Минэнерго предлагает изменить и удешевить схему энергоснабжения, Kommersant, Dec. 21, 2020
- Нерюнгринские депутаты обсудили проблемы экологии Чульмана, NewsYKT, Jun. 1, 2019