Vorkutinskaya-2 power station
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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.
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. In February 2019 Renova's subsidiary T Plus Group announced that the plant would be converted to gas. In May 2019 Tass reported that the conversion would occur in 2020. In February 2020 Gazprom completed a gas distribution point (GRP) at the plant and was building a gas pipeline branch and distribution station. In September 2020 it was reported that the gas conversion would occur in 2021.
- 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
- Coal type: Bituminous
- Coal source:
- Source of financing:
Articles and resources
- Vorkutinskaya-2 Powerplant, Enipedia, accessed June 2018.
- Воркутинская ТЭЦ-2, Wikipedia (Russian), accessed June 2018.
- Воркутинскую ТЭЦ-2 переводят на газ. Компания Т Плюс вложит 1 млрд руб, Neftegaz, Feb. 5, 2019
- "Т Плюс" проработает проект перевода на газ Интинской ТЭЦ в Коми, Tass, May 16, 2019
- Воркутинские ТЭЦ в ответственный момент возглавил О. Лырин, Neftegaz, Feb. 26, 2020
- "Т Плюс" вложит в модернизацию воркутинской ТЭЦ-2 более 1 млрд рублей, Tass, Sep. 9, 2020
- Воркутинская ТЭЦ-2, T Plus Group, accessed January 2020