Severodvinsk-1 power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Severodvinsk-1 power station (Северодвинская ТЭЦ-1) is a 175-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Arkhangelsk province, Russia.

Location

The undated satellite photo below shows the plant, which is in Severodvinsk city, Arkhangelsk province.

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Background on Plant

The four-unit, 175-MW coal-fired Severodvinsk-1 power station is owned by SINTEZ Group. The plant’s four units were brought online between 1950 and 1977.[1][2][3]

Coal to gas conversion

In July 2016 TGC-2 announced that it had chosen a contractor to build a gas-fired plant that would replace Severodvinsk-1.[4] In February 2019 the Ural Turbine Plant, which manufactures gas turbines, was contracted to replace the plant's two turbines in 2020.[5]

In June 2021, the government announced that it planned to convert Severodvinskaya CHPP-1 to natural gas in two stages. The first stage involves the commissioning of a power boiler, with a target completion date of December 2022. The second stage will entail commissioning of two more power boilers in March 2023. Completion of a full transition to gas is targeted for the end of 2023.[6] As of November 2021, the first stage of the conversion was reportedly already underway.[7]

Plant Details

  • Sponsor: TGC-2
  • Parent company: SINTEZ Group
  • Location: Severodvinsk city, Arkhangelsk province, Russia
  • Coordinates: 64.581033, 39.857928 (exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Gross capacity: 175 MW (Units 1-3: 25 MW; Unit 4: 100 MW)
  • Type: Subcritical
  • In service: 1950-60 (Units 1-3); 1977 (Unit 4)
  • Coal type: Bituminous
  • Coal source:
  • Source of financing:

Articles and resources

References

  1. Global Power Plant Database, World Resources Institute, Version 1.0.0, April 2018.
  2. Severodvinsk CHPP-1 Power Plant Russia, Global Energy Observatory, accessed June 2018.
  3. Северодвинская ТЭЦ-1, Wikipedia (Russian), accessed June 2018.
  4. ТГК-2 выбрала подрядчика для замены Северодвинской ТЭЦ-1, ria.ru, Jul. 4, 2016
  5. Уральский турбинный завод заключил контракт на поставку двух турбин для Северодвинска, Neftegaz, Feb. 20, 2019
  6. В правительстве Поморья обсудили сроки перевода Северодвинской ТЭЦ-1 на природный газ. DvinaNews. Jun 11, 2021. Retrieved Jun 16, 2022.
  7. "Модернизация ТЭЦ Архангельской области идёт за счёт роста тарифов". Regnum.ru. Nov 29, 2021. Retrieved Jun 16, 2022.

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