Coal-and Lignite-Fired Plants in Russia - Central FD
Cherepets
Location: Tula (Central FD)
Operator: JSC Cherepets SDPP
Configuration: 4 X 150 MW, 3 X 300 MW
Operation: 1953-1966
Fuel: coal
Boiler supplier: Taganrog, Podoloski
T/G supplier: LMZ
EPC: Teploproject Institute, Mosenergostroy
Quick facts: Units 1&2 at Cherepets had the first extra-high pressure steam conditions of any Russian plant (170 atm, 550C). The plant was authorized in Nov 1948 by the Ministry of Electric Power Stations.

Photograph courtesy of OGK-3
Posted 19 Aug 2006

Kashirskaya
Location: Moscow
Operator: OGK-1
Configuration: 5 X 300 MW, 1 X 88 MW, 1 X 330 MW CHP
Fuel: anthracite, bituminous coal, natural gas, fuel oil
Operation: 1964-2009
Boiler supplier: Taganrog, Podoloski
T/G supplier: LMZ, Electrosila, Elsib
EPC: Teploenergoproekt Institute
Quick facts: This loction on the Oka River was the site of the first coal-fired TPP built under the Soviet state electrification plan. The grand opening was on 4 Jun 1922. Kashira was connected to the Moscow urban zone by the country's first 110kV overhead trahmssion line. The equipment was dismantled during the early part of World War II and reassembled and recommissioned in Feb 1943. About three-quarters of the heating output from this power station is deliverd to Kashira-2 City. A small museum was opened at the TPP in 1972. The stacks are 250m tall, the first in Russia at this height. In Oct 2002, Unit-3 was damaged by an explosion and roof collapse. It was later dismantled and was replaced in 2007/08 by a new-design, 330-MW unit.. The plant is sometmes called Moscow-4. It connects to the 500kV grid.

Photograph courtesy of OGK-1
Posted 29 Dec 2011

Moscow-22
Location: Moscow
Operator: Mosenergo
Configuration: 6 X 60 MW, 2 X 100 MW, 2 X 250 MW CHP
Operation: 1960-1973
Fuel: hard coal, natural gas, oil
Boiler supplier: Taganrog
T/G supplier: LMZ, TMZ
Quick facts: This CHP plant is in southeastern Moscow. The 250-MW sets are supercritical and all the coal-fired sets have had extensive upgrades to the particulate and Nox control equipment. One of the older units has been converted to a synchronous generator.

Photograph by Arthur Lookianov
Re-posted 7 Jan 2007

Abbreviations

Data: industcards, Platts UDI World Electric Power Plants Data Base

Updated 28-Dec-2016

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