Partizanskaya power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Partizanskaya power station is a 199-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Primorsky territory, Russia.[1] A 280 MW expansion has been announced.


The undated satellite photo below shows the plant, which is near Partizansk town, Primorsky territory.

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Background on Plant

The two-unit, 199-MW coal-fired Partizanskaya power station is owned by RusHydro. The plant’s two units were brought online in 1959 and 1980.[2][3][4] In 2009, one of the turbines was decommissioned and replaced by a 100 MW turbine moved from the Raichihinskaya power station.


In 2021, RusHydro announced that it would expand the Partizanskaya power station by adding two additional 140 MW power units, bringing the total capacity of the power station to 479 MW. The new units were planned to undergo construction from 2022 to 2026.[5][6]

Environmental impact

In 2017 and 2018 several videos were posted on YouTube of black smoke emitting from the plant, and an employee of the plant reported that the smoke was coal ash escaping due to improperly fitted pipes and boilers.[7]

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Plant Details

  • Sponsor: Far Eastern Generating Co JSC
  • Parent company: RusHydro
  • Location: Partizansk town, Primorsky territory, Russia
  • Coordinates: 43.061237, 133.135608 (exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Gross capacity: 199 MW (Operating); 280 MW (Announced)
  • Type: Subcritical
  • In service: 1959 (Unit 1); 1980 (Unit 2); 2026 (Units 3-4)
  • Coal type: Bituminous
  • Coal source:
  • Source of financing:

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