Trypilska power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Trypilska power station is an 1,800-megawatt (MW) (1,200 MW coal-fired, 600 MW gas-fired) power plant in Kyiv Oblast, Ukraine.


The map below shows the location of the plant in Ukrainka, Obukhiv, located on the Dniper river bank in 45 km to the south of Kyiv, near the village Trypillya.

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Background on Plant

Trypilska power station is a six-unit power plant with a total capacity of 1,800 MW. Units 1-4 burn coal for fuel. The plant was completed between 1969 and 1972, and is owned by Energy Company of Ukraine.[1][2]

As of 2021 units 5 and 6 appear to have been fully converted to burn natural gas and fuel oil.[3][4][5]

Fuel supply

The main fuel for the plant has been Donetsk anthracite coal supplied via railway. The backup "backlighting" fuel is gas and fuel-oil.[1]

Plant Details

  • Sponsor: Centrenergo
  • Parent company: Energy Company of Ukraine
  • Location: Ukrainka, Obukhiv, Kyiv Oblast, Ukraine
  • Coordinates: 50.133377, 30.74667 (exact)
  • Gross capacity (operating): 1,800 MW
    • Units 1-4: Coal-fired, 300MW each
    • Unit 5: Natural gas and fuel oil-fired[3][4][5] steam turbine[6] with CHP[6], 300 MW[6] (start-up in 1971)[3]
    • Unit 6: Natural gas and fuel oil-fired[3][4][5] steam turbine[6] with CHP[6], 300 MW[6] (start-up in 1972)[3]
  • Type: Subcritical
  • In service: 1969-1972
  • Coal type: Anthracite
  • Coal source: Domestic
  • Source of financing:

Articles and resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 "Trypilska TPP," Centrenergo, accessed April 2016
  2. "Trypilska Thermal Power Plant Ukraine," GEO, accessed April 2016
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 Information Collection and Verification Survey for Ukraine Energy Sector, Japan International Cooperation Agency - JICA, May 2016
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 ГЕНЕРУЮЧІ ПОТУЖНОСТІ, Центренерго (Centreenergo), accessed Apr 27, 2021
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Implementation of clean coal technologies at Thermal Power Plants of PJSC "Centrenergo": Possible areas of international co-operation, Institute of Coal Energy Technologies of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, accessed Apr 27, 2021
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 6.4 6.5 Трипільська ТЕС, Центренерго (Centreenergo), accessed Apr 27, 2021

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