Coal-and Lignite-Fired Plants in Russia - other regions
Apatity
Location: Murmansk Oblast (Northwestern FD)
Operator: TGC-1
Configuration: 2 X 50 MW, 2 X 45 MW, 2 X 35 MW, 1 X 85 MW, 1 X 70 MW CHP
Fuel: coal
Operation: 1959-1963
Boiler supplier: Podoloski
T/G supplier: LMZ
Quick facts: Apatity TET is the sole supplier of heat in the cities of Apatity and Kirovsk with 535 Gcal/hr of thermal capacity installed. The build decision was made in 1956 as the Kola Peninsula was starting up several mining and metals operations. The bronfield site was previously the locaionof the Kirov Tpp-25 chemical plant, monthballed in 1953. The first unit was synchronized in May 1959. . There are 10 boilers and 8 turbines at Apatity. Design fuel is D and G coal from the Pechora and Kuznetsk coalfields . Imported coal is also used. Until 1992, this plant was called Kirov GRES. The Kirov heat supply pipeline was built from 2011-2013 and replaced a local heating boiler.

Photograph courtesy of TGC-1
Posted 28 Dec 2016

Argayash
Location: Chelyabinsk (Ural FD)
Operator: OJSC Fortum
Configuration: 195 MW CHP
Operation: 1954-1999
Fuel: lignite, natural gas
Boiler supplier: ??
T/G supplier: ??
EPC: Teploelectroproject Leningrad, Glavgorstroem
Quick facts: Development of the Argayash plan in Ozersk began in 1951 as a source of power and heat for the Mayak nuclear indutrial complex. A site on Lake Ulagach was selected by Glavgorstroem, the special construction department of the Ministry of Medium Machine Building (MSM), later merged into MAEP. Phase-1 (2 X 25 MW, 1 X 50 MW) was approved in Jun 1952 at an investment of 235,000 rubles. The plant was partially converted to higher quality Kazakh coal in 2010.

Photograph courtesy of OJSC Fortum
Posted 19 Oct 2011

Cherepovets
Location: Vologda (Northwestern FD)
Operator: OGK-2
Configuration: 3 X 210 MW CHP
Operation: 1976-1978
Fuel: coal, natural gas
Boiler supplier: Taganrog
T/G supplier: LMZ, SE Plant Electrotyazhmash
Quick facts: This power station is near the small town of Kaduy 50km west of Cherepovets City. It is the largest power plant in Vologda oblast and was also designed to burn peat. Unit-1 went commercial on 22 Dec 1976.

Photograph by Y Chernoplechy (wikipedia)
Posted 24 Mar 2012

Kirov-3
Location: Kirov (Volga FD)
Operator: Kirovenergo
Configuration: 160 MW CHP
Operation: 1942-??
Fuel: coal
Boiler supplier: ??
T/G supplier: ??

Photograph courtesy of Kirovenergo
Posted 6 Jul 2005

Kirov-4
Location: Kirov (Volga FD)
Operator: Kirovenergo
Configuration: 4 X 50 MW, 2 X 60 MW CHP
Operation: ??-1965
Fuel: coal
Boiler supplier: ??
T/G supplier: ??

Photograph courtesy of Kirovenergo
Posted 6 Jul 2005

Kirov-5
Location: Kirov
Operator: Kirovenergo
Configuration: 1 X 80 MW, 2 X 200 MW CHP
Operation: 1982-1986
Fuel: coal, natural gas
Boiler supplier: ??
T/G supplier: LMZ, SE Plant Electrotyazhmash

Photograph courtesy of Kirovenergo
Posted 6 Jul 2005

Serovskaya
Location: Vologda (Northwestern FD)
Operator: OGK-2
Configuration: 3 X 50 MW, 1 X 88 MW, 3 X 100 MW CHP
Operation: 1954-1959
Fuel: coal, natural gas
Boiler supplier: Podoloski
T/G supplier: LMZ
Quick facts: A 400-MW CCGT block was buit at the site.

Photograph courtesy of OGK-2
Posted 24 Mar 2012

Troitsk
Location: Chelyabinsk Oblast (Urals)
Operator: OGK-2
Configuration: 3 X 85 MW, 4 X 300 MW, 2 X 500 MW CHP
Operation: 1960-1990
Fuel: subbituminous coal
Boiler supplier: Podoloski
T/G supplier: Kharkov, SE Plant Electrotyazhmash
Quick facts: This power station near the Kazakh border supplies the industrial region of Ekaterinburg-Chelyabinsk-Magnitogorsk in the South Urals. The number 4 stack is 250m tall. A 660-MW unit is under construction using Chinese equipment and suppliers.

Photograph courtesy of Agency of Territorial Development
Posted 7 Sep 2011

Troitsk Unit-10
Location: Chelyabinsk Oblast (Urals)
Operator: OGK-2
Configuration: 1 X 660 MW
Operation: 2016
Fuel: subbituminous coal
Boiler supplier: Harbin
T/G supplier: Harbin
EPC: Northeast Electric Power Design Institute, Kvartz, Teploelectroproject Institute, Heilongjiang Power Construction No 3 Co
Quick facts: This extension at Troitsk GRES was approved in Nov 2010 and work got underway in Q3, 2011. It is the first Russian unit of its size with supercritical BTG equipment from a Chinese manufacturer. Main components were delivered by rail. The ceremonial commissioning was on 30 Jun 2016. Photo dates to Q1, 2015.

Photograph courtesy of OGK-2
Re-posted 22 Mar 2017

Abbreviations

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

Updated 22-Mar-2017

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