Novosibirsk-4 power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Novosibirsk-4 power station is a 382-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Novosibirsk province, Russia.


The undated satellite photo below shows the plant, which is in Kalininsky rayon, Novosibirsk city, Novosibirsk province.

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Background on Plant

The six-unit, 372-MW coal-fired Novosibirsk-4 power station is owned by SGK, which acquired a 78% stake in the station's operator Sibeko in January 2018.[1][2] The plant’s six units were brought online between 1953 and 1970.[3][2]In August 2018 SGK was acquired by Siberian Coal Energy Company (SUEK).[4]

In March 2018 it was announced that the plant would switch from burning bituminous coal to lignite because lignite is cheaper.[5] In June 2018 the capacity of Unit 4 was increased from 100 MW to 110 MW.[6] In December 2019 SGK announced a plan to increase the plant's chimneys from 60 m in height to 98 m in height in 2021-2022, which would reduce ground-level air pollution.[7]

Plant Details

  • Sponsor: OAO Sibeko
  • Parent company: Siberian Generating Company (SGK)
  • Location: Kalininsky rayon, Novosibirsk city, Novosibirsk province, Russia
  • Coordinates: 55.100205, 82.988918 (exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Gross capacity: 382 MW
  • Type: Subcritical
  • In service: 1953-70
  • Coal type: Lignite
  • Coal source:
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