Riga-2 power station

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Riga-2 power station is a 881-megawatt (MW) gas-fired power plant in the region of Riga, Latvia.

Location

The map below shows the location of the power station in Salaspils, the region of Riga, Latvia.

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Project Details

  • Sponsor: Latvenergo AS[1]
  • Parent company: Latvenergo Group (government-owned)<ref="wiki">Latvenergo, Wikipedia, accessed April 10, 2020</ref>
  • Location: Salaspils, the region of Riga, Latvia
  • Coordinates: 56.9180, 24.2766 (exact)[2]
  • Gross generating capacity (operating): 881 MW
    • Unit 1: Gas-fired[3] combined cycle[4] with CHP[5], 441 MW[3] (start-up in 2009)[6]
    • Unit 2: Gas-fired[7] combined cycle[4] with CHP[5], 440 MW[7] (start-up in 2013)[5]

Articles and Resources

References

  1. European Pollutant Release and Transfer Register (E-PRTR), European Union, version 16 (May 2019).
  2. Global Power Plant Database v.1.2.0, ID WRI1022437 World Resources Institute, June 2019
  3. 3.0 3.1 ENTSO-E Transparency Platform, ID 43W-RTEC-2-GG1-B, 43W-RTEC-2-TG1-K accessed November 2019
  4. 4.0 4.1 Sustainability Report 2017 Latvenergo
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Generation, Latvenergo, accessed April 2020
  6. Briefly About the Group, Latvenergo, accessed April 2020
  7. 7.0 7.1 ENTSO-E Transparency Platform, ID 43W-RTEC-2-GG2-8, 43W-RTEC-2-TG2-H accessed November 2019