Zhezkazgan power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Zhezkazgan power station (also known as Жезкаганская ТЭЦ ТОО "Корпорация Казахмыс") is an approximately 182 (MW) coal-fired combined heat and power station in Jezkazgan (Zhezkazgan), Karaganda Region, Kazakhstan.[1][2][3]


The map below shows the location of the power station in Jezkazgan (Zhezkazgan), Karaganda Region, Kazakhstan.

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The Zhezkazgan power station is one of three generating enterprises of the Kazakhmys corporation. The electricity generated by the station is used to cover the electrical loads of the Zhezkazgan mining and metallurgical plant and the city. It is included in the northern zone of the Unified Energy System of Kazakhstan.[4]

The main type of fuel used at the station is coal from the Borlinsky deposit mixed with industrial waste from the Karaganda coal basin, in particular the Karaganda Central Processing Plant.[2]

According to a company report in 2020 to consumers, the station's installed electric capacity is 252 MW and the installed heat capacity is 564 Gcal/hour.[5]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Kazakhmys plc
  • Parent company: Kazakhmys
  • Location: Jezkazgan (Zhezkazgan), Karaganda Region, Kazakhstan
  • Coordinates: 47.7860, 67.7441 (exact)
  • Coal type: Bituminous
  • Coal source:
  • Gross generating capacity (operating): 182 MW (approx.)
    • Unit 3: Coal-fired subcritical, 30 MW (start-up in 1959)
    • Unit 5: Coal-fired subcritical, 42 MW (start-up in 1960)
    • Unit 6: Coal-fired subcritical, 50 MW (start-up in 1963)
    • Unit 7: Coal-fired subcritical, 60 MW (start-up in 1969)

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