Orskaya CHP-1 power station
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Orskaya CHP-1 power station is a 295-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Orenburg province, Russia.
The undated satellite photo below shows the plant, which is in Leninsky rayon, Orsk city, Orenburg province.
Background on Plant
The six-unit, 295-MW coal-fired Orskaya CHP-1 power station is operated by T+ Group, which is owned by Renova Group. The plant’s six units were brought online between 1957 and 1962. The plant primarily uses natural gas as fuel, with coal used as a backup. At one point the power station had up to 295 MW of installed capacity, but as of June 2021, the T+ Group website lists only 195 MW of installed capacity.
- Sponsor: Orenburg Heat Generation Co
- Parent company: Renova Group
- Location: Leninsky rayon, Orsk city, Orenburg province, Russia
- Coordinates: 51.24053, 58.496634 (exact)
- Status: Operating
- Gross capacity: 295 MW
- Type: Subcritical
- In service: 1957-62
- Coal type: Bituminous
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