Vorkutinskaya-2 power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Vorkutinskaya-2 power station is a 380-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Komi Republic, Russia.


The undated satellite photo below shows the plant, which is near Severny (Severnöy) settlement, in Vorkuta (Vörkuta) town, Komi Republic.

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Background on Plant

The seven-unit, 380-MW coal-fired Vorkutinskaya-2 power station is owned by Renova Group. The plant’s seven units were brought online between 1955 and 1992.[1][2] In February 2019 Renova's subsidiary T Plus Group announced that the plant would be converted to gas.[3] In May 2019 Tass reported that the conversion would occur in 2020.[4] In February 2020 Gazprom completed a gas distribution point (GRP) at the plant and was building a gas pipeline branch and distribution station.[5] In September 2020 it was reported that the gas conversion would occur in 2021.[6]

Plant Details

  • Sponsor: TGC-9
  • Parent company: Renova Group
  • Location: Severny (Severnöy) settlement, Vorkuta (Vörkuta) town, Komi Republic, Russia
  • Coordinates: 67.610818, 64.083633 (exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Gross capacity: 380 MW
  • Type: Subcritical
  • In service: 1955-92[7]
  • Coal type: Bituminous
  • Coal source:
  • Source of financing:

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