Coal-and Lignite-Fired Plants in Russia - Far Eastern FD
Amursk-1
Location: Khabarovsk Krai
Operator: JSC RAO Energy System of East
Configuration: 1 X 25 MW, 2 X 60 MW, 1 X 80 MW CHP
Operation: 1965-1987
Fuel: lignite, fuel oil, natural gas
Boiler supplier: Barnaul
T/G supplier: Kaluga, LMZ, SE Plant Electrotyazhmash
EPC: UralVNIIPIEnergoprom
Quick facts: This facility started life as a captive plant in a pulp and paper mill on Lake Padali in Amur. Construction on Unit-1 began on 23 Feb 1961 and the unit commissioned on 5 Nov 1965. The cooling tower was added in 1992. Several boilers were converted to natural gas firing in 2000-2005. The Amursk power station sponsors a sturgeon hatchery. This remains the only CHP Power station in the city

Photograph courtesy of JSC RAO Energy System of East
Posted 31 Aug 2013

Anadyr
Location: Chukotka Autonomous Okrug
Operator: Chukotenergo
Configuration: 2 X 30 MW CHP
Operation: 1986-1987
Fuel: bituminous coal
Boiler supplier: Barnaul
T/G supplier: Kaluga
Quick facts: Anadyr includes a 28-MW DPP and is the largest and most modern power staion in Chukotka. The SE plant was built on permafrost with 60m pilings.The plant is connected via a 4.2km subsea cable to industrial infrastructure on the other side of the Anadyr River estuary.

Photograph by VadimP (wikimapia)
Posted 2 Sep 2013

Arkagalinskaya
Location: Magadan Oblast
Operator: Magadanenergo
Configuration: 1 X 12 MW, 3 X 50 MW CHP
Operation: 1954-1977
Fuel: coal
Boiler supplier: ??
T/G supplier: Kaluga, LMZ
Quick facts: This plant started-up up in 1954 at 25 MW and reached 105 MW by the mid-1960s. By 1980, capacity reached 282 MW and it was the lead power station in Magadan prior to the completion of Kolyma HPP.

Photograph courtesy of JSC RAO Energy System of East
Posted 31 Aug 2013

Blagoveshchensk
Location: Amur Oblast
Operator: OAO Amurskaya Generatsiya
Configuration: 1 X 60 MW, 2 X 100 MW, 1 X 120 MW
Operation: 1978-2015
Fuel: lignite, oil
Boiler supplier: Barnaul, Taganrog
T/G supplier: LMZ, TMZ, PMG
EPC: COTES
Quick facts: This CHP plant supplies 85% of the heating load in Blagoveshchensk  metro area. In 2011, the decision was made to extend theplant and a delivery contract was signed in Dec 2013 with construction startig the following month. The new 120-MWe unit has 400 MWt of heating capacity. Addional fuel is to come from the Erkovetsky lignite mine and full plant power prouction is expected to increase to reach 427 GWh/yr.

Photograph courtesy of JSC RAO Energy System of East
Posted 16 Mar 2016

Chaunsk
Location: Chukotka Autonomous Okrug
Operator: Chukotenergo
Configuration: 34.5 MW CHP
Operation: 1961-1967
Fuel: coal
Boiler supplier: ??
T/G supplier: ??
Quick facts: Chukotenergo is a subsidiary of Magadanenergo operating in Chukotka AO, the most northeasterly part of Russia. This is a remote, climatically-challenged and sparsely-settled area of declining population. The Chaunsk power station is in Pevek.

Photograph courtesy of www.esosedi.ru
Posted 1 Sep 2013

Chulmanskaya
Location: Sakha Republic (Yakutia)
Operator: Yakutskenergo
Configuration: 4 X 12 MW CHP
Operation: 1962
Fuel: coal
Boiler supplier: Barnaul
T/G supplier: Brno
Quick facts: This plant in is Aldan district and was authorized in May 1957 by the Ministry of Metallurgy of the USSR to supply local gld-mining operations and as a local power and heat source. Construction began in 1959. Electricity output has been declining and the plant is to be converted into a heating-only boiler house only in the nex few years.

Photograph courtesy of JSC RAO Energy System of East
Posted 1 Sep 2013

Egvekinotskaya
Location: Chukotka Autonomous Okrug
Operator: Chukotenergo
Configuration: 34 MW CHP
Operation: 1959
Fuel: lignite
Boiler supplier: ??
T/G supplier: ??
Quick facts: Work on Egvekinotskaya began in 1950 and a pair of 1.5-MW American diesel gensets were installed in 1952. In 1959, a 12-MW steam-elctric plant of three boilers and two turbines was commissioned. One of these turbines was changed out in 2010. The plant anchors an isolated grid with a 235km electricity distribution system and a 22km heating system.

Photograph courtesy of www.esosedi.ru
Posted 1 Sep 2013

Khabarovsk-1
Location: Khabarovsk Krai
Operator: JSC RAO Energy System of East
Configuration: 5 X 25 MW, 3 X 100 MW CHP
Operation: 1954-1972
Fuel: coal, natural gas, fuel oil
Boiler supplier: Taganrog, Barnaul
T/G supplier: TMZ
Quick facts: Work on this TPP was interrupted by World War II. Construction was reauthorized in Jan 1949 and resumed in 1950, The first unit went online on 28 Sep 1954. The plant is gradually being convertedto natural gas only.

Photograph courtesy of JSC RAO Energy System of East
Posted 1 Sep 2013

Khabarovsk-3
Location: Khabarovsk Krai
Operator: JSC RAO Energy System of East
Configuration: 4 X 180 MW CHP
Operation: 1985-2006
Fuel: coal, natural gas, fuel oil
Boiler supplier: Taganrog
T/G supplier: LMZ, SE Plant Electrotyazhmash
EPC: UralVNIIPIEnergoprom, OAO Khabarovskaya Remontno-Montazhnaya Kompaniya
Quick facts: This is the largest power station in the region and was built on a very fast-track basis caused by growing shortage of power and heating capacity in the area. The first unit went online in Nov 1985 and the second and third sets the following two years. Unit-4 was not completed for another 20yrs, however, commissioning on 18 Dec 2006. The plant is being converted to allow for greater usage of natural gas. Heating capacity is 1,040 gcal/hr.

Photograph courtesy of www.expertpost.ru
Posted 2 Sep 2013

Mayskaya
Location: Khabarovsk Krai
Operator: JSC RAO Energy System of East
Configuration: 18 MW CHP
Operation: ca 1962
Fuel: coal, oil
Boiler supplier: ??
T/G supplier: ??
Quick facts: The first unit at this CHP plant went into online in 1938. After the Second world War, additional equipment was installed bringing capacity to 18 MW by mid-1955. In 1960, the station was rebuilt and two new turbines were added. The site also has a number of mobile gas turbines.

Photograph courtesy of JSC RAO Energy System of East
Posted 2 Sep 2013

Magadanskaya
Location: Magadan Oblast
Operator: Magadanenergo
Configuration: 2 X 6 MW, 2 X 4 MW (ret), 3 X 25 MW CHP
Operation: 1962-1976
Fuel: bituminous coal, oil
Boiler supplier: ??
T/G supplier: ??
Quick facts: Magadan is a port on the Sea of Okhots and the administrative center of Magadan Oblast. The station celebrated its 50th anniversary in Dec 2012. It is the main heating source for the city. Turbine No 8 was changed out in 2004.

Photograph courtesy of RusHydro
Posted 31 Jul 2013

Neryungri
Location: Sakha Republic (Yakutia)
Operator: JSC RAO Energy System of East
Configuration: 2 X 180 MW, 1 X 210 MW CHP
Operation: 1983-1985
Fuel: coal
Boiler supplier: Taganrog
T/G supplier: LMZ, SE Plant Electrotyazhmash
Quick facts: This CHP is on the Lena River in south of Sakha. Most electric output is sent to the Amur region. The first unit went online in Dec 1983. The plant is at 1,000m elevation in a seismically-active area with tremendous annual temperature variation which can be from -60C to 30C. The power station is on permafrost.

Photograph courtesy of old.sakha.gov.ru
Re-posted 8 Oct 2016

Primorsk
Location: Primorsky (Far Eastern)
Operator: LuTEK JSC
Configuration: 4 X 110 MW, 4 X 210 MW, 1 X 215 MW CHP
Operation: 1974-1990
Fuel: lignite
Boiler supplier: Barnaul
T/G supplier: LMZ, SE Plant Electrotyazhmash
Quick facts: This is the largest thermal power station in the Russian Far East and produces about half the electricity used in Primorsky krai along with heat for Luchegorsk City. The plant became part of Far Eastern Energy Co in Jan 2007. The number 3 chimney is 330m tall.

Photograph courtesy of RusHydro
Re-posted 31 Jul 2013

Raichikhino
Location: Amur Oblast
Operator: OAO Amurskaya Generatsiya
Configuration: 219 MW
Operation: 1953-
Fuel: lignite
Boiler supplier: ??
T/G supplier: ??
Quick facts: This CHP first began operations in Dec 1953.

Photograph courtesy of JSC RAO Energy System of East
Posted 2 Sep 2013

Vladivostok-2
Location: Primorsky Krai
Operator: Far Eastern Generating Co JSC (DVGK)
Configuration: 1 X 50 MW, 1 X 80 MW, 4 X 100 MW CHP
Operation: 1970-1984
Fuel: coal, natural gas, fuel oil
Boiler supplier: ??
T/G supplier: LMZ, TMZ
Quick facts: The build decision for this CHP was made in May 1965 and the first set went online on 22 Apr 1970. The plant is being converted to natural gas, a project that should complete in 2014. This is mde possbile by a new gas pipeline Sakhalin - Khabarovsk - Vladivostok.

Photograph courtesy of JSC RAO Energy System of East
Posted 2 Sep 2013

   
Yuzhno-Sakhalin
Location: Sakhalin (Far Eastern)
Operator: Sakhalinergo
Configuration: 1 X 60 MW, 1 X 55 MW, 1 X 110 MW CHP
Operation: 1976-1985
Fuel: bituminous coal
Boiler supplier: ??
T/G supplier: ??
Quick facts: This is the main power and heating plant for Sakhalin Island. The generating equipment has been substantially modernized.

Photograph courtesy of Sakhalinergo
Posted 1 Apr 2006

Abbreviations

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

Updated 10-Jun-2017

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